Lot 457: An Ivory Moon Flask, 19th Century or Later, excluding stand height 6.9" — 17.5 cm.
The Library and Curiosities Auction
December 1, 2016
Toronto, ON, Canada
Description: AN IVORY MOON FLASK, 19TH CENTURY OR LATERFinely carved over the body, one face with a blooming lotus and the other with a songbird in a pomegranate tree, surrounded by a scrolling lotus motif that is repeated on the neck, with a carved fitted stand, excluding stand height 6.9" — 17.5 cm.Provenance:Purchased from Agora Antiques, according to stickerFrom an Important Private Collection, London, EnglandAcquired mainly from Christie’s and Sotheby’s London, from the 1970s to the 1990sEstimate: $1,500—2,000
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