Unusual Chinese tortoiseshell box and cover. © 2013 I.M Chait

of circular form, the cover with reticulated and moveable design of cranes, with four character mark to the base; housing a well carved, archaistic white jade ornament, of an oval bi with openwork scrolling beneath; D: 4 1/4" - Estimate $1,800-2,000

I.M Chait. IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS & ASIAN WORKS OF ART  -  March 17 2013 - Telephone 310.285.0182 - www.chait.com