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Sculpture - elephant ivory - a fine carving of a howdah and 4 guardians - India - 19th century

Lot reference 30564277
Sculpture - elephant ivory - a fine carving of a howdah and 4 guardians - India - 19th century

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Good condition, see description - 132×129×75 mm

Object: Sculpture (More lots)
Material: elephant ivory
Period: 19th century
Region/ Country of origin: India
Artist/ Maker: John Company
Title of artwork: a fine carving of a howdah and 4 guardians
Condition: Good condition, see description
Dimensions: 132×129×75 mm

A fine representation of a howdah with 4 guardians with minutely carved details.

It dates probably from around 1850 - 1860 and most likely made by the John Company, well known for ivory chess sets of that period with howdah in the same style as king piece and similar pawn pieces as the guardians.

A report from an expert is added to confirm the age and the fact it is legal to sell in the EU. BIdders outside the EU should check own law on import of antique ivory.

Condition: one finial missing and the leg of one guardian repaired.

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    The right front leg was broken , probably due to improper packing , the lot is heavy ( 5 kg) they used too little bubble paper to wrap it .
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  • New made fake of Russian icon (99% of picture new painted). Very low resolution on photos (Bidder can't see real condition, quality, age of icon) .

    user-36549fc December 6, 2018

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    I am sorry you think this. I bought the icon from a collection assembled before 1980 and with certificates of origin I was assured. I sold more before from that collection and never had a complaint. I posted very detailed photo's of small areas of the icon. So I don't agree with your vision.
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