Superb Hand Carved Ivory Chinese Dignatory and Puzzle Ball, post Republic Period.
Raised on a turned column resting on the head on a shaped base with leaf carved rim.
Condition: Good condition for such an early Chinese piece, no imperfections or losses anywhere. Engraved in red “Fr. James Lea from Joseph Lea Hong Kong”.
Height: (entire) 10" (25.5cm). Diameter: (base) 2.5” (6.5cm).
Shipped to Theydon Bois, Essex, England.