Lot 48: Y SET OF CARVED IVORY FIGURES OF THE EIGHT IMMORTALS LATE QING DYNASTY/REPUBLIC PERIOD tallest 9cm high
08 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
SET OF CARVED IVORY FIGURES OF THE EIGHT IMMORTALS
LATE QING DYNASTY/REPUBLIC PERIOD
each carved wearing long flowing robes and holding their respective attribute, the whole group mounted on a hardwood stand carved and pierced with lingzhi clouds (8)
tallest 9cm high
- Good overall appearance
- The figures are only loosely attached to the wood base using ble-tack
- Some chips to the edges of the carvings, for example one wing of a hat is lost
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Private Scottish collection.