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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    AN AMBER CARVING OF A QILIN SEATED ON A GREEN STAINED IVORY STAND, THE STAND 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN AMBER CARVING OF A QILIN SEATED ON A GREEN STAINED IVORY STAND, THE STAND 18TH CENTURY
    the amber beast modelled with a horn to the top if its head, with defined circular nodes to the spine and incised mane and tail detailing, the ivory stand carved and pierced as rockwork issuing bamboo branches and lingzhi sprays, stained a vibrant green -- the stand, 2¾in. (7cm.) wide.


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