An ivory carving of figures within a gourd
Qing dynasty, 19th century, China
清朝, 19世紀, 中國
Height: 13cm 5.12 inches
高: 13 釐米
Carefully carved as a gourd on elaborately tendrilled stem, one side open to reveal a scene of four generals on horseback armed with spears accompanied by two foot soldiers with swords and a boy waving a banner, all in front of a walled citadel.