Lot 543: Antique Chinese Ivory Banana Form BoxPlatinum House
October 6, 2012
Cleveland, OH, USALive Auction
Description: Chinese, late 19th or early 20th century, the ivory form carved as a banana, the skin peeled backward the lid carved as the banana fruit, with two small strawberries on the side of the banana. 1 3/4"H. 5"W. 3"D. Condition: leaf terminate re-glued, small natural imperfection to ivory under peel, tiny flake to strawberry cap, generally good. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.