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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 332

    A SMALL GROUP OF BAMBOO CARVINGS, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL GROUP OF BAMBOO CARVINGS, 18TH CENTURY
    comprising a cylindrical brushpot carved with figures within a terrace and fenced garden, scholars viewing an open screen, a mother watching her children play, all surrounded by large overhanging trees and rockwork -- 6in. (15.3cm.) high; a smaller oval brushpot carved with figures in a boat beneath gnarled pine branches, the base carved as three supports -- 4 5/8in. (11.8cm.) high; and a carving of Luohai seated upon an oversized three legged toad, the creatures mouth open wide, his body forming a hollow receptacle -- 5 7/8in. (15cm.) high. (3)


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