• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 230

    A BAMBOO CARVING OF THE HEHE ERXIAN

    18TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A BAMBOO CARVING OF THE HEHE ERXIAN
    18TH CENTURY
    The two smiling boys shown standing side by side on a rockwork base, one holding a woven covered box, the other holding the long stems of a lotus bud and leaf which shields their heads, the belt securing his robes hung in back with a double gourd tied with a lingzhi sprig, with a tiny two-character seal, San Song, carved on the back of the base
    10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high


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