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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1879

    A FINELY CARVED 'PHOENIX' TIANHUANG SEAL

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINELY CARVED 'PHOENIX' TIANHUANG SEAL
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    The seal knop well carved in high relief as an archaistic phoenix with a flower spray emerging from its beak, its large wings outstretched, the body coiled, striding amidst ruyi-clouds, all raised on a square platform base
    15/16 x 15/16 x 1½ in. (2.2 x 2.2 x 3.8 cm.), box


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN COLLECTION