26 février 2011

Chinese Coral Figural Group, 19th Century

Chinese Coral Figural Group, 19th Century. photo 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
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09 septembre 2010

Chinese Coral Carving of a Demon & a Vase, 19th Century

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. Chinese Coral Carving of a Vase. 19th Century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York The slender vase filled with... [Lire la suite]
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