Chinese Ivory Sculptural Column #1

Item Name: 
Chinese Ivory Sculptural Column #1
Inventory Number: 
2015.1003.1.0.2
Category: 
Art, Ivory
Maker: 
Shing Cheong Ivory Store
Ethnicity: 
Chinese
Condition: 
Excellent
Size: 
9.25"h x 4.5"w 4.125"d
Showing people and animals in three concentric scenes, progressing upward along the ivory cylinder. Figures include men on buffaloes, scholars, and chess players. Fine lattice work carved from ivory is the background. Set upon a teakwood base. Stored in an original red pebble decorated hardboard box. Circa 1930's or earlier. From Shing Cheong Ivory Store, Tai Sun Road, Canton.