• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5670

    Christie's Interiors

    26 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148

    A CHINESE IVORY MODEL OF SHOULAO

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE IVORY MODEL OF SHOULAO
    19TH CENTURY
    Carved following the natural curve of the tusk, the bearded figure holding a peach spray on his hands, a peach basket hanging from his left wrist
    12¼in. (31.3cm.) high


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