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Ivory Carving of a Warrior General

Auction:
2647B
Lot:
374
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2647B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 23, 2013 2:00PM

Description:

Ivory Carving of a Warrior General, China, 19th/20th century, dressed in armor with a sword in his right hand and his right leg raised as if preparing for a final blow, standing on a wood pedestal with carved lotus motifs, his hat decorated with a bat and auspicious mushroom motifs, details incised and colored in black including his beard, sideburns, and eyes, ht. 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Multiple cracks, dirts and stains, surface scratches.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Beard, Facial hair, Hairstyles, Ivory carving, Sideburns

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