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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1850

    A WELL-CARVED SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF DAOIST IMMORTAL

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    A WELL-CARVED SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF DAOIST IMMORTAL
    QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    The reclining immortal holding a ruyi sceptre leaning on rockwork, his robes delicately incised at the edges with waves and scrolls, his long beard resting on his portly stomach and his hair tied in two buns, all on a rectangular stylised cushion base with chamfered corners, incised in the edge with a scroll and wave band heightened in gilt
    5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) long


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