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An ivory seal "Qianlong" with fine dragon carvings


An ivory seal "Qianlong" with fine dragon carvings

Lot-No. 894

Proceeds : 14.900 €


China, around 1900 (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911). Carved ivory. Cube-shaped six-character seal, reading "Qianlong Yulan Zhi Bao" (Seal for the appreciation of Emperor Qianlong). The upper part worked in high crisp relief, depicting 4 dragons at the sides on a stylised cloud-underground. At the top another large dragon with flaming pearl. H. 10,5 cm. - Prov.: By repute from the former coll. Of the Italian embassador at the Imperial court in Beijing (see an attached card).

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An ivory seal "Qianlong" with fine dragon carvings


An ivory seal "Qianlong" with fine dragon carvings

Lot-No. 894

Proceeds : 14.900 €

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China, around 1900 (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911). Carved ivory. Cube-shaped six-character seal, reading "Qianlong Yulan Zhi Bao" (Seal for the appreciation of Emperor Qianlong). The upper part worked in high crisp relief, depicting 4 dragons at the sides on a stylised cloud-underground. At the top another large dragon with flaming pearl. H. 10,5 cm. - Prov.: By repute from the former coll. Of the Italian embassador at the Imperial court in Beijing (see an attached card).

An ivory seal "Qianlong" with fine dragon carvings