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Lot 0103
  • Title: Mother of Pearl with Foo Dog carving
  • Maker: Design: Jake Richmond
  • Origin: Indonesia
  • Date/Period: 2017
  • Materials: Shell
  • Dimensions: Height including stand 29cm / 11.4 inches, width 21cm / 8.3 inches

    Completely engraved large mother of pearl shell, very intricate. The carving into the shell is of a Foo Dog. The Foo Dog, also known as the Chinese Lion, is a legendary animal which protects against evil spirits and is seen as a protector of one's house in Feng Shui. The shell was engraved by a Balinese artisan, who has mastered the art of carving. The artisan is one of very few who can carve at this level. He is truly one of the best and most renowned in this niche field. The shell comes with a custom-fit black stand.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • Europe: Flat-rate of $25.00 to anywhere within Europe.
  • Asia/Middle East: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere within Asia or the Middle East.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from Netherlands

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    Mother of Pearl with Foo Dog carving

    Estimate $250 - $300Jul 31, 2018
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #56225 in Netherlands
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