8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Two ivory models of Hotei, 18th Century, School of Yoshinaga
the first of the deity standing balancing on one leg, laughing heartily while he carries a huge bag over his shoulder; the second portrays him seated and sulking, a small child in front of him -- 2 3/16in. (5.5cm.) (2)
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