Antique Chinese carved ivory tusk of a landscape scene

£12,000

The level of detail depicted on this finely carved ivory tusk is astonishing: each individual feature is rendered with the highest level of precision.

 

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Description

The piece is formed as an entire curved tusk set into a wooden base support and has been finely carved to show buildings and figures within a landscape of trees. To the centre there is a large pagoda with figures inside, and there is a tall tower shown to the right hand side of the piece.

Details

Country of Origin
Chinese
Date of Manufacture
c. 1900
Period
Early 20th Century
Style
Chinese Interest
Material
Ivory, Wood
Colour
Cream

Dimensions

Height
17 cm / 6.7 inches
Width
69 cm / 27.2 inches
Depth
9 cm / 3.5 inches

Reference:
013932

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