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    Sale 12548

    The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    5 April 2016, Hong Kong

  • Lot 176

    AN AMBER CARVING OF A BOY AND QILIN

    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

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    AN AMBER CARVING OF A BOY AND QILIN
    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
    Carved as a young boy holding a ruyi flung across his back in one hand, the other hand grasping a bundle containing a book, astride a two-horned qilin standing foursquare, its scales and curly mane finely detailed. The material is of a transparent orange-brown tone.
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) long, wood stand


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