15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A SOAPSTONE CARVING OF A LOHAN, INCISED YU XUAN MARK, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
the seated figure wearing long robes with incised decoration to the hem with inset semi-precious stones, wearing a cowl over the prominent forehead and carrying a scroll in the right hand, the stone of a creamy tone with red inclusions, incised Yu Xuan mark to the reverse of the figure -- 3 1/8in. (8cm.) high.
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