ONLINE AUCTION | September. 6 12:00pm - September. 16 2:00pm

OBJETS D'ART

Buyer's Premium: 

17% (2% discount on cash or debit) and HST applied to all purchases

Estate collection of ivory carvings, Russian lacquer, cabinet bronzes, snuff bottles, curios and much more of interest.  Measurements are approximate.  Gardner Galleries suggest taking advantage of viewing days as everything is offered "as is" and inspection is recommended. 

Canada is a signatory to Convention in International Trade in Endangered Species; therefore, those from outside Canada should note that certain items (i.e. ivory) cannot be exported.  If you are located outside of London and shipping is required, please contact our office for a complimentary shipping quote prior to bidding.  

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1221

IVORY CARVING

"Elephant" on wood display stand - length 12.7cm (5in)

Current Bid: $235
1222

RUSSIAN LACQUER BOX

Hinged lid painted with an ice fisherman, inscribed and 1991 along bottom edge - height 10.8cm (4 1/4in)

Current Bid: $45
1223

INUIT CARVING

Polished bone "polar bear" on 22.2cm (8 3/4in) long wood base by Stan Hill of Conne River Reserve, 1921-2016

Current Bid: $310
1224

CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLE

Interior painted Peking glass with stopper and interior spoon - 7.6cm (3in) high

Current Bid: $30
1225

CHINESE IVORY CARVING

"Seated Scholar with Crossed Leg" on wood display base - overall height 12.7cm (5in)

Current Bid: $30
1226

BRONZE SCULPTURE

"Greek Goddess Pheme" re-cast bronze on marble plinth - overall height 27.9cm (11in)

Current Bid: $105
1227

AFRICAN SCHOOL IVORY CARVING

"Bust of a Woman", height 10.2cm (4in)

Current Bid: $30
1228

ASIAN POCKET COMPASS

Circular hinged case inset with numerous decorated bone panels - diameter 7.6cm (3in)

Current Bid: $72
1229

JAPANESE CABINET VASE

Antique Satsuma, height 10.2cm (4in); 2 legs have been glued

Current Bid: $30
1230

IVORY SHOE HORN

Handle carved in ornate "dragon" motif - length 21.6cm (8 1/2in)

Current Bid: $51
1231

SCRIMSHAW CARVING

Carved with whaling scene and signed by artist with plaque "Fossil Walrus Ivory Tusk" - length 11.4cm (4 1/2in)

Current Bid: $210
1232

RUSSIAN LACQUER BOX

Hinged lid painted with a troika in landscape inscribed along bottom - length 10.2cm (4in)

Current Bid: $86
1233

IVORY CARVING

Depicting an elephant holding an animal in its trunk being attacked from behind by a lion, who in turn has a weird animal on its back - on 12.7cm (5in) long oval wood base

Current Bid: $40
1234

TWO SNUFF BOTTLES

Red cinnabar and molded man-made material - both with interior spoons, taller 8.3cm (3 1/4in)

Current Bid: $55
1235

JAPANESE INRO

Three-piece boxwood with each side carved with a dragonfly with ivory eyes and signed on an inset ivory disc

Current Bid: $110
1236

CABINET SCULPTURE

"St. George Slaying the Dragon" silver-plated bronze on oval green marble base - length 6.4cm (2 1/2in), height to top of flag 10.8cm (4 1/4in)

Current Bid: $25
1237

IVORY CARVING

"Immortal with Serpent Staff" - height 7.6cm (3in) and with wood stand

Current Bid: $38
1238

SNUFF BOTTLE

Hand-painted porcelain with jade button stopper and interior spoon - height 7cm (2 3/4in)

Current Bid: $34
1239

MEERSCHAUM PIPE

Carved with a dog and wild stallion - overall length 19.1cm (7 1/2in)

Current Bid: $75
1240

TUSK CARVING

Accompanied by a plaque stating this is "Mammoth Ivory Tusk", a 5.7cm (2 1/4in) long tusk carved with a sailing ship approaching a lighthouse

Current Bid: $35
1241

TWO MINIATURE CABINET VASES

Japanese Satsuma, height approximately 6.4cm (2 1/2in)

Current Bid: $30
1242

IVORY SNUFF BOTTLE

Intricately carved in high relief with figures amidst blossoms with stopper and interior spoon - height 7.6cm (3in)

Current Bid: $90
1243

RUSSIAN LACQUER BOX

Hinged lid hand-painted with figures and inset with mother-of-pearl signed and inscribed along bottom edge - 14.6cm (5 3/4in) high

Current Bid: $116
1244

SOLID IVORY CARVING

"Elephant", length 11.4cm (4 1/2in)

Current Bid: $115
1245

MINIATURE CLOISONNE

Three vases and a 7cm (2 3/4in) high covered jar

Current Bid: $50
1246

INUIT SCHOOL CARVING

Whale's tooth carving of an embracing couple - height 6.4cm (2 1/2in)

Current Bid: $49
1247

INUIT SCHOOL CARVING

"Polar Bear and Walrus" carved from a curved block of mastodon ivory signed by the artist underneath - length 7.6cm (3in)

Current Bid: $90
1248

SEASHELL

Carved with a profile portrait of a regal lady - height 11.4cm (4 1/2in)

Current Bid: $45
1249

CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLE

Interior hand-painted and inscribed with stone "button" stopper and interior spoon - height 8.3cm (3 1/4in)

Current Bid: $35
1250

PRE-COLOMBIAN ARTIFACT

Pre-columbian bust with certificate stating it is Tumaco culture, Rio Miro, circa 100 AD - 1600 AD - height including circular wood display stand 8.9cm (3 1/2in)

Current Bid: $35
1251

IVORY FIGURE GROUP

Hand-carved Indian ivory of an amorous couple - height including wood display base 12.4cm (4 7/8in)

Current Bid: $55
1252

METAL BOUQUET

Gilt and enameled flowers in basket "Fleurs de Siecles" by Jean Hutcheson, 1978 - height to top of handle 15.2cm (6in); artist designed for the Gorham Company

Current Bid: $65
1253

ASIAN IVORY CARVING

"Sage with Staff" with polychrome decoration, signed underneath

Current Bid: $37
1254

THREE LACQUER BOXES

Circular covered black lacquer and hand-painted Russian boxes - largest is 8.9cm (3 1/2in) diameter

Current Bid: $40
1255

IVORY CARVING

"Elephant" - length 9.9cm (3 7/8in)

Current Bid: $65
1256

SNUFF BOTTLE

Blue Peking glass with white overlay "serpents" - height 6.4cm (2 1/2in), with wood stand

Current Bid: $55
1257

EXCEPTIONAL IVORY CARVING

Standing goddess with intricate blossoms, headdress and sashes - height including wood base 18.4cm (7 1/4in)

Current Bid: $375
1258

JAPANESE NETSUKE

Kabuki figure carved from mother-of-pearl with revolving two-sided (benevolent and malevolent) faces - height 5.1cm (2in) together with wood display stand

Current Bid: $71
1259

CHINESE IVORY CARVING

"Imperial Dragon" on wood stand - length 10.2cm (4in)

Current Bid: $40
1260

SNUFF BOTTLE

Interior painted glass with green overlay and button stopper (interior spoon missing) - height 6.4cm (2 1/2in)

Current Bid: $20
1261

SOLID IVORY CARVING

"Standing Scholar with Scroll" - height 10.8cm (4 1/4in)

Current Bid: $41
1262

THREE RUSSIAN BOXES

Black lacquer with 2 hand-painted rectangular (one top crackling) and an oval with superb mother-of-pearl inlay - length approximately 10.8cm (4 1/4in)

Current Bid: $83
1263

ASIAN IVORY CARVING

Bearded man with spear, at base a woven vessel and dog - overall height including wood base 12.7cm (5in)

Current Bid: $45
1264

JAPANESE INRO

Boxwood with carved and polychrome ivory panels - height 6.4cm (2 1/2in)

Current Bid: $135
1265

TWO IVORY NETSUKES

Both with revolving faces and polychrome decoration - height 5.1cm (2in)

Current Bid: $148
1266

INUIT SCHOOL CARVING

Ivory walrus - length 5.7cm (2 1/4in), one tusk damaged

Current Bid: $35
1267

CRYSTAL BALL

Diameter 7.6cm (3in)

Current Bid: $51
1268

IVORY CARVING

"Woolly Mammoth", length 10.2cm (4in)

Current Bid: $65
1269

INDIAN SCHOOL CARVING

"Ganesha" beautifully carved from a block of lapis lazuli - height 8.3cm (3 1/4in) together with wood display stand

Current Bid: $85
1270

JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE

Man with fan-shaped hat, signed underneath - height 5.1cm (2in)

Current Bid: $38
1271

CHINESE CLOISONNE

Six cabinet figures - two eggs on stands, frog, bird, owl and 8.9cm (3 1/2in) long snail

Current Bid: $50
1272

VALUABLE IVORY CARVING

"Fisherman with Staff", height including wood display base 22.9cm (9in)

Current Bid: $335
1273

CHINESE JADE

Mottled green/white jadeite of a standing figure - height including wood base 8.3cm (3 1/4in)

Current Bid: $55
1274

SOLID IVORY CARVING

"Elephant" - length 8.9cm (3 1/2in)

Current Bid: $128
1275

INUIT SCHOOL CARVING

Polished whalebone "owl" - height 8.3cm (3 1/4in)

Current Bid: $36
1276

CHINESE CARVING

Ivory with polychrome "Coiled Dragon Attacked by a Foo Dog" - diameter 5.7cm (2 1/4in), signed underneath

Current Bid: $65
1277

MINIATURE CABINET BRONZE

Nepalese school of a dancing Dakini - height 6.4cm (2 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
1278

IVORY CARVING

Inset with abalone shell displayed on stand with polished stone base - overall height 18.4cm (7 1/4in)

Current Bid: $40
1279

CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLE

Entire exterior enameled including panels of pandas, with stopper and interior spoon - height 5.7cm (2 1/4in)

Current Bid: $31
1280

CHINESE IVORY CARVING

Oval seal or signature stamp surmounted with a carved foo lion - length 4.4cm (1 3/4in)

Current Bid: $32
1281

TWO PIECES ART GLASS

Murano style cat 15.2cm (6in) high and iridescent "Isle of Wight" vase

Current Bid: $40
1282

WHALE'S TOOTH SCRIMSHAW

Signed and dated "Hawaii, 1987, B. Petche" - height including wood display base 17.8cm (7in)

Current Bid: $53
1283

TWO ELEPHANT FIGURINES

Carved wood with ornate applied metalwork including "jeweled" silver filigree, copper and brass - larger is 15.2cm (6in) long

Current Bid: $22
1284

PAIR CHINESE IVORY CARVINGS

Height including wood display bases approximately 17.8cm (7in)

Current Bid: $51
1285

FOUR CABINET FIGURES

Chinese "mud" figures, longest 10.2cm (4in), one of the smaller missing a hand

Current Bid: $16
1286

JAPANESE NETSUKE

Carved ivory with polychrome of a samurai drinking from a vessel - height 5.1cm (2in), signed underneath

Current Bid: $55
1287

THREE CABINET FIGURINES

All signed for Kaiser Porcelain - tallest 10.2cm (4in)

Current Bid: $40
1288

MATRYOSHKA DOLL

Russian lacquer set of 15 nesting dolls, largest 21.6cm (8 1/2in) high inscribed and dated 1994 underneath

Current Bid: $121
1289

IVORY CARVING

"Lion", length 9.5cm (3 3/4in)

Current Bid: $35
1290

SET ASIAN WOOD CARVINGS

Three immortals on 19.1cm (7 1/2in) long display base

Current Bid: $30
1291

IVORY CARVING

"Elephant" on 7.6cm (3in) long footed wood base

Current Bid: $15
1292

FOUR COVERED BOXES

Hand-painted circular Russian lacquer - largest 10.2cm (4in) diameter

Current Bid: $47
1293

IVORY CARVING

"Bucking Bronco" - height 8.9cm (3 1/2in), with wood stand

Current Bid: $50
1294

BOX AND TWO FIGURES

Pair enameled gilt filigree metal "foo lions" with movable heads together with a 5.1cm (2in) high enameled box

Current Bid: $46
1295

JAPANESE IVORY CARVING

Kabuki figure with polychrome decoration - height 7cm (2 3/4in), signed underneath

Current Bid: $75
1296

TWO SETS MATRYOSHKA DOLLS

Both signed, taller 15.9cm (6 1/4in) made in Ukraine and dated 1994

Current Bid: $43
1297

INUIT CARVING

Whale tooth or bone "Billiken" - height 4.4cm (1 3/4in)

Current Bid: $26
1298

INDIAN IVORY CARVING

"Elephant and Rider" - height 8.9cm (3 1/2in)

Current Bid: $42
1299

FOUR RUSSIAN LACQUER "EGGS"

All with stands, largest 10.2cm (4in) high, smallest having some small cracks in glaze

Current Bid: $10
1300

IMPORTANT IVORY SNUFF BOTTLE

Entire exterior hand-carved including figural panels and drop ring handles - height including stopper 8.9cm (3 1/2in) with interior spoon, signed underneath

Current Bid: $140
1301

IVORY CARVING

"Elephant" on wood display stand - length 8.9cm (3 1/2in)

Current Bid: $21
1302

FOUR MINIATURE "EGGS"

Approximately 3.8cm (1 1/2in) high with 3 stands - lapis, cloisonne, amber and hand-painted jade

Current Bid: $61
1303

AFRICAN IVORY CARVING

"Hippo", length 5.1cm (2in)

Current Bid: $15
1304

TWO MATRYOSHKA DOLLS

Both signed underneath, smaller dated 1994 and taller 14.6cm (5 3/4in) dated 1992

Current Bid: $49
1305

JAPANESE IVORY FIGURE

With polychrome decoration - height 5.1cm (2in)

Current Bid: $45
1306

IVORY INRO

Carved in relief with elephants and polychrome decoration - height 5.7cm (2 1/4in)

Current Bid: $50
1307

FOUR RUSSIAN LACQUER BOXES

All with fine hand-painted decoration, largest is 8.9cm (3 1/2in) high

Current Bid: $48
1308

IVORY CARVING

"Elephant", length 8.3cm (3 1/4in)

Current Bid: $45
1309

FOUR ASIAN CARVINGS

Bone and other materials each on wood stand - tallest 9.5cm (3 3/4in)

Current Bid: $30
1310

FOUR IVORY CARVINGS

Fruits and vegetables, corn cob is 11.4cm (4 1/2in) long

Current Bid: $35
1311

SEVEN CHINESE FIGURINES

"Mud" figures, tallest 10.2cm (4in)

Current Bid: $40
1312

IVORY BUDDHA

Solid ivory "Laughing Buddha", height including wood stand 9.5cm (3 3/4in)

Current Bid: $65
1313

PAIR CHINESE CARVINGS

Dyed ivory "Grotesque Beasts" with turquoise eyes on wood bases - length 9.5cm (3 3/4in)

Current Bid: $50
1314

FOUR NETSUKES

Carved wood and dyed ivory including hippo, turtles, bird of prey and 6.4cm (2 1/2in) long man crouching - each with inset maker's seal

Current Bid: $105
1315

JAPANESE IVORY CARVING

"Standing Samurai" - height 10.2cm (4in)

Current Bid: $30
1316

THREE STONE CARVINGS

Soapstone sow, coral elephant and portrait of a lady from seashell on wood stand 7cm (2 3/4in) high

Current Bid: $25
1317

CHINESE IVORY CARVING

"Seated Goddess on Lotus Blossoms" - height including wood stand 9.5cm (3 3/4in)

Current Bid: $26
1318

SNUFF BOTTLE

Elaborately carved ivory beast with stopper and interior spoon - height 5.7cm (2 1/4in)

Current Bid: $85
1319

CABINET BRONZE

Japanese school - height 10.8cm (4 1/4in)

Current Bid: $20
1320

IVORY CARVING

"Stallion" on wood base - overall height 9.5cm (3 3/4in)

Current Bid: $55
1321

EIGHT MINIATURE FIGURES

Three netsukes and five assorted made from wood and manmade materials - tallest 7.6cm (3in)

Current Bid: $36
1322

JAPANESE IVORY FIGURE

Standing scholar with polychrome decoration signed underneath - height 7.6cm (3in)

Current Bid: $30
1323

EXCEPTIONAL IVORY DISH

Centre with intricate carved panel in high relief of 4 figures amidst blossoms, the border pierced - diameter 10.2cm (4in)

Current Bid: $140
1324

FOUR NETSUKES

"Two birds of prey", "frog and snake", "dragon" and "rhino" - longest 6.4cm (2 1/2in)

Current Bid: $170
1325

JAPANESE IVORY CARVING

"Man and fish" with polychrome decoration - height 14cm (5 1/2in)

Current Bid: $28
1326

RUSSIAN LACQUER BOX

Hinged lid hand-painted with exotic birds and signed along bottom edge - width 15.9cm (6 1/4in)

Current Bid: $52
1327

TWO UNUSUAL ASIAN CARVINGS

Height approximately 6.4cm (2 1/2in)

Current Bid: $26
1328

WHALE TOOTH CARVING

Stylized deity - height 6.4cm (2 1/2in)

Current Bid: $20
1329

FOUR IVORY CARVINGS

Elephants, tallest 10.8cm (4 1/4in)

Current Bid: $65
1330

TWO-PIECE LEAD FIGURE

"Mounted Knight in Armour", height 12.7cm (5in)

Current Bid: $20
1331

JAPANESE NETSUKE

Carved ivory with polychrome of a man atop a beast's head - height 5.1cm (2in) together with wood display stand

Current Bid: $40
1332

UNUSUAL IVORY CARVING

On 6.4cm (2 1/2in) long wood stand

Current Bid: $41
1333

FOUR WOOD CARVINGS

African school - tallest 20.3cm (8in)

Current Bid: $25
1334

TWO IVORY FIGURES

Taller 8.9cm (3 1/2in) on wood stand

Current Bid: $43
1335

IVORY RHINO FIGURE

African school - length 8.9cm (3 1/2in)

Current Bid: $70
1336

WALL DISPLAY CABINET

Carved Chinese rosewood used in the home to display many of the items in this sale - height 83.8cm (33in)

Current Bid: $145
1337

WALL DISPLAY CABINET

Chinese rosewood, height 83.8cm (33in)

Current Bid: $135