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A ball shaped diptych carved with Biblical scenes of the Holy Land / Jerusalem / Bethlehem - Western Europe - late 18th / early 19th century

Lot reference 18246729
A ball shaped diptych carved with Biblical scenes of the Holy Land / Jerusalem / Bethlehem - Western Europe - late 18th / early 19th century

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Current bid $391
Next minimum bid $415
Location: United Kingdom
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $83.15

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$391 Bidder 6141
20-05-2018 20:51:12
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$213 Bidder 6141
15-05-2018 19:46:22
$190 Bidder 7857
12-05-2018 15:51:35

In good condition with cracks and some dents

A 18th/19th century Western Europe (Probably Germany) Diptych carved ivory ball.

The interior of the ball reveals Biblical scenes of the Holy Land / Jerusalem / Bethlehem.
Outside the ball is carved with star pattern.

Diameter: 5.5 cm

Overall in good condition with cracks and some small dents due to age

Due to Ivory trading restrictions EU buyers are prefered.

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