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An Anglo-Indian carved ivory tower in the form of a Buddhist Stupa

Stock Number: y3112
An Anglo-Indian carved ivory tower in the form of a Buddhist Stupa
Price
Sales price $1650.00

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Description

A very fine Anglo-Indian carved ivory tower in the form of a Buddhist Stupa. Carved in three sections, base centre and tower,  joined together by threaded screws. The carving is incredibly fine, particularly in the openwork sections. The top of the tower terminating in a lotus flower. 

From the Estate of the Earl and Countess of Stradbroke, Melbourne Australia

News Clip: https://www.9news.com.au/national/melbourne-news-house-auction-hawthorn-earl-countess-stradbroke/b357c465-07b1-4624-8eb8-e0944a8b7978

Origin:

Circa Late 19th to early 20th Century A.D., India

Dimensions:

Height: 23 cm / Width: 7.5 cm
Condition: 

 

The screwed on base is now ceased due to swelling of the ivory with some stable age fissures evident.