• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 121

    A BAMBOO CARVING OF LIU HAI AND HIS TOAD

    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BAMBOO CARVING OF LIU HAI AND HIS TOAD
    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Well carved with the smiling Daoist god of wealth and prosperity seated astride his three-legged toad, with one hand raised holding a coin, the well-patinated bamboo of a rich honey-brown colour
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY