Two carved Japanese ivory figures
Lot 134Y
Two carved Japanese ivory figures
Sold for £276 (US$ 457) inc. premium
Auction Details
Art and Antiques Chester
4 Oct 2010 11:00 BST

Auction 18134
Lot Details
Two carved Japanese ivory figures
The first figure depicting an immortal, sat atop an opened scroll, holding a fly whisk in his right hand, with three acolytes beneath, one holding aloft a large paddle, 26cms high, together with a second figure, possibly depicting Guanyin, modelled wearing a robe and elaborate head-piece, and holding a rose in her right hand, 26cms high (2).
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