13th August 2015
A Chinese Canton export tortoiseshell circular box and cover, mid-19th Century the top, sides and bottom finely carved in high relief with village scenes of figures, trees, pavilions and a boat, diameter approx 9.5cm. Provenance: believed to have been brought back from China by a member of the vendor's family who was a war correspondent at the time of the Boxer Rebellion.
Hammer price: £650
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