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Chinese Coral Carving of a Demon. 19th Century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York

Shown standing on billowing clouds, holding a rope and sword, dressed in a long dhoti tied at the waist, the chest exposed with a dragon resting over his shoulders, the intense facial expression beneath long and upswept hair. Height 5 1/4 inches. Estimate $600-800

Minute chips to dorsal fin of dragon, very good color.

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Chinese Coral Carving of a Vase. 19th Century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York

The slender vase filled with blossoming prunus, a bat flying, before a peach branch issuing from one side, wood base. Height 10 1/4 inches. Estimate $600-800

Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art - Monday, September 13 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com