Property from a Bay Area Collector
An ivory carving of Guan Yu
The Three Kingdoms-era deity portrayed with a vividly intense expression and attired in elaborately rendered chain-mail armor and helmet clasping a sword at his side while pensively stroking his long beard with his right hand, the ivory displaying a russet patina along the reverse (thumb restored, discoloration to restoration).
9 1/2in (24cm) height of ivory
Chinese Works of Art
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