• For the Enjoyment of Scholars: auction at Christies

    Sale 2391

    For the Enjoyment of Scholars: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 860

    AN IVORY FIGURE OF A SCHOLAR

    16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IVORY FIGURE OF A SCHOLAR
    16TH/17TH CENTURY
    The bearded figure shown with head turned to the side as he strides forward, wearing a scholar's cap and with a gourd hung from his belt
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Exhibited

    Chinese and Japanese Sculpture, Gerard Hawthorn Ltd., London, 7 - 15 November 2002, no. 25.