27 May 2008,
Price realised HKD 247,500
Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000
A BAMBOO CARVING OF HEHE ERXIAN
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Finely modelled as the Hehe Erxian, both with mouths agape with smiling expressions, one seated holding a coin in one hand, teasing a three-legged toad crouched in the crevice of the rockwork ground, observed by his twin who has a sceptre in one hand and is holding behind his back a long lotus bloom in the other, all on an openwork rockwork platform, the reverse side with a tall lingzhi spray growing beside a circular wicker box and cover
11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm.), box, wood stand
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