*Rare and important imperial ivory seal featuring... - Lot 58 - Lynda Trouvé

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*Rare and important imperial ivory seal featuring... - Lot 58 - Lynda Trouvé
*Rare and important imperial ivory seal featuring a dragon among the clouds, holding a sacred pearl in its five claws. Carved in a monolithic block. Probably commissioned by the Emperor for the Palace of Hué. Stylized five-character sigillary mark below the base, surrounded by a frieze in relief of two dragons facing each other. Indochina, late 19th century. Height: 11.5 cm. Diameter: 11 cm. Weight: 816.1 g. (Chips, splinters and small marks).
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