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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    A PAIR OF CARVED IVORY WRISTRESTS, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CARVED IVORY WRISTRESTS, 19TH CENTURY
    carved and pierced to the interiors with scenes of ladies playing musical instruments under the shade of an overhanging prunus tree, and with ladies accompanied by a seated gentleman, a child and a dog within a fenced garden; and a carved model of a Luohai, carrying a gnarled walking stick, a bat issuing from the double gourd thrown over his left shoulder -- wristrest 5½in. (14cm.) wide max. all with carved and pierced wood stands. (3)


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