Lot 1317* ♣ - A198 Ivory collection - Thursday, 30. September 2021, 11.00 AM

LIDDED TANKARD

Germany, probably Erbach ca. 1860/70.
Carved ivory. The walls circumferentially decorated with depictions of the Battle of the Centaurs and Lapiths during the wedding of Pirithous and Hippodamia. The cover decorated with an egg-and-dart frieze and a figure of a young centaur, carved all around. Scrolled handle decorated with acanthus leaves.
H 34 cm.
This object contains material of endangered species and is subject to certain trade restrictions. Prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import it into another country.


Small chips. Part of the base of the figure on top is missing.

CHF 8 000 / 12 000

€ 7 480 / 11 210