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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 28

    THREE CHINESE IVORY HU

    17TH-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THREE CHINESE IVORY HU
    17TH-18TH CENTURY
    Each of flattened long tapering form, with a slight curve to the length of the sceptre, ranging from pale beige to brown tones
    20½ in. (52 cm.) long max. (3)


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    Hu were carried by Chinese court officials and dignitaries and were held in front of the face as they bowed in the presence of the Emperor.

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