Rare cylindrical box in richly carved and inlaid German ivory, lid totally worked in high relief with characters and gallant scenes, the main body is decorated at 360 degrees with faces and vegetable elements.
It is a rare item, suitable for fine collectors of European sculptures and old ivory pieces.
According to style, patina of the material and working technique, it’s supposedly from the 19th century, made in Germany.
- height 6.5 cm,
- diameter 8.5 cm.
In bad condition, there are a total of 5 points where with losses (all highlighted in photos), however the lid is in good condition, also the box opens and closes perfectly.
Sold together with the certificate of the expert Vincenzo Merchionne, owner of an important Italian art gallery, a specialist in ivory sculptures.
The certificate will be sent with the lot.
Tracked shipping with insurance included.
- Boîte richement travaillée extraordinaire
- Période estimée
- XIXe siècle
- Pays d’origine
- État assez bien - utilisé intensivement & représentant d’éventuelles manques mineures
- 8.5×8.5×6.5 cm