Beautiful Rare Early Victorian Carved Chinese Figural Puzzle Ball
August 3, 2020
BEAUTIFUL RARE EARLY VICTORIAN CARVED CHINESE FIGURAL PUZZLE BALL. This is an Extremely Rare Beautiful early Victorian Hand Carved Chinese Figural Puzzle Ball, this would have been crafted circa 1840 making over 180 years old, as you can see the detailing is breath taking, i will start at the bottom which has a wonderful carved stepped spread base with very pretty carved flowers and a carved petal edging, the pedestal stem has lovely carved detailing which takes you to this amazing opened pierced carved puzzle ball which appears to be at least 3 carved puzzle balls within each other, you then reach the top which appears to be a table top with the most beautiful carved detailing of three different scenes of chinese gentlemen sitting down poring and drinking tea, all within carved blossom and foliage, this is then finished with a beautiful flower to the centre, the quality of the craftsmanship is superb, it has the most wonderful tactile feel, you dont want to put it down, this would have belonged to a Gentleman or Lady in the Victorian period , in a time when things were so very different. 7.5 cm height… Lovely condition, as you would expect with some loss to the top edging as shown, which may have been there for many a year. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “BEAUTIFUL RARE EARLY VICTORIAN CARVED CHINESE FIGURAL PUZZLE BALL” is in sale since Monday, July 20, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver”. The seller is “silver_treasures” and is located in ledbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.