A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period
Lot 3086Y
A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals
Late Qing/Republic period
US$ 25,000 - 40,000
£15,000 - 23,000
Auction Details
A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals Late Qing/Republic period
Lot Details
Property of a Private Collection Formed in Qingdao in the First Quarter of the 20th Century
A set of carved ivory figures of the Eight Immortals
Late Qing/Republic period
The group depicted standing, bearing gentle and benevolent expressions, attired in flowing robes adorned in incised stylized cloud roundels, delicately gripping their individual identifying implements in one or both hands while another item floats upon finely reticulated cloud columns beside their right ears, the details to their faces, hair, whiskers and some fly whisks highlighted in black pigment beneath the subtle sepia colored wash enhancing the figures' patina; supported by waisted and footed wooden stands carved in two rows of raised relief lotus petal bands.
9 3/4in (25cm) height of Zhongli Quan exclusive of stand

Footnotes

  • This lot has been in the United States since the 1940s.
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