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Lot 6012

6012: An Ivory Emperor and Empress*

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Description

An Ivory Emperor and Empress*, Both shown wearing elaborately designed garments incised with either a phoenix or dragon motif, the Empress holding a scepter with hair arranged in a knot and twisted around a phoenix headdress, the Emperor holding a sheathed sword and wearing a hat with tiered finial; both carvings decorated with small inlaid beads, attached to wood stands. Height of Empress: 9 inches (22.9 cm) [Small chips and losses. This condition report states major condition issues only.]

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Estimate $1,200 – $1,800
Starting Bid $800
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Michaan's Auctions

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