9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A Bamboo carving of a seated figure, 17th/18th Century
the smiling figure with long beard and large hat, carved reclining, leisurely leaning against a rectangular table, the long sleeves of his robes covering his left arm, those of the right swing voluminously below his wrist as he holds a paper from which he reads -- 4½in. (10.5cm.) wide, wood stand.
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