An ivory seal netsuke of an elephant and karako on a high table. Early 19th century

An ivory seal netsuke of an elephant and karako on a high table. Early 19th century

Standing together with four karako, one holding up a scroll, on an oblong Chinese-style table with curved legs, between the scrolling feet a seal base with one illegible character in relief.
Height 7.6 cm

Provenance

Walter Lionel Behrens, Manchester, UK
Albert Brockhaus (1855-1921), Leipzig (sold at Christie’s London, 25.11.1980, lot 46)
Dr Karl M. Schwarz, (1926-2007), Vienna (sold at Christie’s Amsterdam, 20.5.2008, lot 443)

Literature

Joly 1912/1966, no. 3924 (w.o. ill.); Schwarz 1992, no. 295

Lot 717 N

Estimate:
1.000 € - 1.400 €

Result:
1.178 €