A SET OF CHINESE IVORY CHOPSTICKS finely engraved with a figure beneath leafy and blossoming trees, feathery leaves and fruit with chased gilt metal mounts, Qing, 11.5″ long.
Provenance: The Summer Palace.
Captain James Gunter of the Kings Dragoon Guards, who was in command of “G” Troop in China in 1860 and thence by descent.
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