• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1194

    A BAMBOO CARVING OF AN IMMORTAL

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BAMBOO CARVING OF AN IMMORTAL
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    The stout bearded figure wearing long robes tied around the hips in back with a leaf and animal skin apron where a double-gourd flask is also tied, holding a ruyi sceptre in his right hand, his left hand resting on the shoulder of the boy standing beside him who holds a fan
    9 in. (23 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Acquired in France in 1977.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PHILIP WOOD, SAN FRANCISCO