* A Carved Ivory Figural Snuff Bottle, the boy depicted with a round face with well carved features, wearing a cap, robes and shoes, playing a drum, the cap-form stopper cover having relief carved sinuous chilong. Height overall 2 7/8 inches. Estimate $ 400-600
Property from the Private Collection of Howard Wax, Chicago, Illinois
In overall good condition, having multiple tight age splits to the figure's back, minor discoloration and wear consistent with age and use, old adhesive staining to the top of the head and underside of the lid, fairly well hollowed, no apparent losses or restorations.