Lot 229

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Description: LARGE CHINESE PIERCED IVORY PUZZLE BALL AND STAND
China, early 20th century, ivory. Several layers of pierced carvings to spheres carved inside spheres atop carved standard with four arms stretching to suspend four additional smaller puzzle balls, elaborately carved throughout and on later wooden stand. Largest ball near 6"dia. Total height just over 19"h.

  • Condition: Largest mystery ball is in the neighborhood of 20 layers, and likely 21 layers. The smaller mystery balls look to be at least 8 layers. The stand is NOT included in the Total height.

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Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $99 $10
$100 $249 $25
$250 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $2,999 $100
$3,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $29,999 $1,000
$30,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $299,999 $10,000
$300,000 $499,999 $25,000
$500,000 + $500,000