Sale 10BE03 | Lot 1230

Continental Carved Ivory Tusk

Catalogue: Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts
Continental Carved Ivory Tusk

Lot Details

Lot 1230
Continental Carved Ivory Tusk
19th Century
The lower section depicting hunters on horseback attacking a bear and deer in a forest; the upper section depicting the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom, portrait reliefs of Oliver Cromwell and King Charles I, and the combined mottoes of the Order of the Garter and the British monarch, Honi soit mal y pense Dieu et mon droit (shame upon him who thinks evil upon it God and my right). Length 29 1/2 inches.

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $8,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $8,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts

Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 10am EDT
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