An ivory figure of a lady 17th century
Lot 466Y
An ivory standing lady Immortal on a turquoise base The ivory 17th century
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 10,084) inc. premium
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An ivory standing lady Immortal on a turquoise base
The ivory 17th century
The curved tusk carved as a lady wearing long flowing robes, holding a flower head and a beaded rosary, the hair finely incised, standing on a separate irregular mottled turquoise matrix rockwork base.
23.7cm (9⅜in) high. (2).

Footnotes

  • For a similar use of turquoise matrix as a stand, see a figure of Buddha, attributed to the Ming Dynasty, illustrated in the Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition of Chinese Ivories from the Shang to the Qing, London, 1984, pl.120.
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