Chinese 'Canton' Ivory card case, c.1830.


A fine Chinese 'Canton' Ivory card case, c.1830. Beautifully carved with figures in garden settings, amongst pavilions, and unusually, with a dog beneath a tree. The borders with further figures, whilst the top is carved with a dragon, and the bottom with birds amongst plants. A distinctly 'chunkier' card case than usually found, with slightly larger figures, carved in deeper relief.
Height - 9.5 cm, 3 3/4"
Width - 5.5 cm, 2 1/8".
Depth - 1.5 cm, 5/8".
Condition - Perfect. No damage. No repair.

Medium: Ivory

Height:  9.50 cm, 3.74"
Width:  5.50 cm, 2.17"
Depth:  1.50 cm, 0.59"

Condition: Perfect. No damage. No repair.

£900

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