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A CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF BUDAI
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A CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF BUDAI

17TH-18TH CENTURY

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A CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF BUDAI
17TH-18TH CENTURY
The reclining figure is carved wearing loosely draped robes open at his chest to reveal his corpulent form.
3 in. ( 7.6 cm) wide.
Provenance
Collection of Dr Eric Vio (1913-1999), assembled in Hong Kong in the 1950s and 1960s, then by descent within the family.
Listed in Dr Eric Vio's 1955 inventory.
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