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A German or French turned ivory 'Tour de Force'  18th century and later

German or French turned ivory 'Tour de Force' century or later

A CARVED EBONY AND IVORY TOWER (height 31 cm, 12 in.). GERMAN, 18TH CENTURY Via Christies

A CARVED EBONY AND IVORY TOWER (height 31 cm, 12 in.). GERMAN, 18TH CENTURY Via Christies

Two polyhedrons   Egidius Lobenigk  1581-1584  Priceless Antiques clearly stating trends even today. Futuristic, monochromatic with slight tension. Detail & opulence in a sedated tone...breathtaking

The creation of these pieces called for the utmost skill and a thorough knowledge of mathematics and perspective. Anyone who could produce a piece of this .

Contre-fait ball of ivory with a medallion in glass painting (height 36.6 cm). Egidius Lobenigk, 1586.  Courtesy of Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

Contre-fait ball of ivory with a medallion in glass painting (height cm). Egidius Lobenigk, Courtesy of Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

Ivory pillar with icosahedral (height 70.6 cm). Egidius Lobenigk, 1591 Courtesy of Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

1591 Ivory Column / Masterpiece of Turning Skill - SKD

Chinese Carved Ivory Figural Puzzle Ball, with wooden base. Measures - 7 1/2" high. Weight - 232 grams.

Chinese Carved Ivory Figural Puzzle Ball, with wooden base.

High ivory pillar with clock and jukeboxes work Lobenigk, Egidius | Ivory Drechsler Schlottheim, Hans (1547-1625) | Watchmaker Dresden, dated 1589

High ivory pillar clock with automata and music work. Courtesy of Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden