• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5670

    Christie's Interiors

    26 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 136

    TWO CHINESE IVORY CARVINGS

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO CHINESE IVORY CARVINGS
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Comprising a lady holding a fan in one hand and a rose spray in the other, her hair beatifully arranged; and a figure of Li Tieguai, with his crutch in his hands, a large lotus leaf to his shoulder
    The first, 11 5/8in. (29.7cm.) high, wood stand (2)


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