Sale: 408 / Harry Beyer Collection, May 15. 2013 in Munich Lot 398

 

398
China
Visitenkartenetui, 1880.
Ivory
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 904
Sold:
€ 500 / $ 565

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Visitenkartenetui. Um 1880.
Ivory, carved.
10,8 x 6,9 x 1,4 cm (4,2 x 2,7 x 0,5 in).
Upright rectangular shape with curved wall. Front with rich relief carvings of blossoms and flowers. With cartouche in center, inside with illustration of a family in front of their house. Carvings illustrating everyday scenes on rear, as well as an unused cartouche for owner's monogram. Upper part as lid.

We are grateful to Georg Luitpold Hartl, Munich, for his expert advice.

Called up: ca. 17.33 h +/- 20 min.




398
China
Visitenkartenetui, 1880.
Ivory
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 904
Sold:
€ 500 / $ 565

(incl. 25% surcharge)