Lot 936: A Chinese export ivory card case and a similar tangram puzzle, 19th century, 8.5 and 5.1cm
November 30, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A Chinese export ivory card case and a similar tangram puzzle, 19th century, each carved in relief with figures amid pavilions and trees, 8.5 and 5.1cm
The card case has some light staining all over but is essentially in good condition with no chips, cracks or restoration, the tangram puzzle has been re-glued at the joints where they have come loose but the puzzle itself inside is complete with no losses, chips or restoration.
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