Chinese Coral Figural Group, 19th Centuryphoto courtesy Doyle New York

Carved as a woman dressed in a leaf tunic holding a lotus leaf above her head, beside a tree trunk and blossoming peony tree, fitted wood box, wood stand. Height 7 inches. Crack through female midsection extending through the peonies, restoration to two peony flowers, crack reglued  Estimate $2,000-4,000

Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com