Carved Ivory Lidded Jar with Tigers and Elephants.
Large jar, carved in relief with an elephant and tiger fighting, two tigers, and a lion as the lid finial. Carved bamboo and mountain terrain. Item measures 18.5 cm high and 11.5 by 10.5 cm (oval). It has a fault to the lid (see image), the finial looks like it has been glued, and the base in pot also has a glue line holding the base into the walls. These are the only faults. Excellent workmanship in the ivory carvings. Would date from early half of 20th century, possibly circa 1920s.
ITEM REF: C17256
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