• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5915

    Christie's Interiors

    8 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 10

    A CHINESE IVORY FIGURE OF SHOULAO

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE IVORY FIGURE OF SHOULAO
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Carved as reading a book while standing and holding in his right hand a gnarled staff, on his feet a geese clasping one end of his belt in its mouth; and a further similar ivory carving of Shoulao
    The first, 9 3/8in. (24cm.) high (2)


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