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Ivory sculpture, Chinese puzzle ball - China, around 1920

Lot reference 17011845
Ivory sculpture, Chinese puzzle ball - China, around 1920

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In good condition

Ivory sculpture of a Chinese puzzle on an ivory stand, China, around 1920 Consists of four very beautifully carved parts. The mystery of a ball in a ball in a ball, carved via the holes towards the inside. It took hundreds of hours of patient work to make this. An ivory puzzle ball with decoration of dragons. It contains at least 7-9 concentric spheres.

It is in good condition, the internal ones have 1–2 tears. A small chip on the top of the stand (see photo 12)
Dimensions: height 16.6 cm including the sphere, diameter of the sphere is 4 cm, total weight 33 g.

Made before 1947 so it conforms to the EU rules for trade. This object comes with an original certificate of authenticity written by a certified appraiser, expert Jan Willem Ruyten, from the Ruyten appraisal office, and has been visually assessed for authenticity and age. The lot will be packaged with care and shipped by insured post within Europe by PostNL.

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