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Lot 6692

6692: Chinese Ivory Emperor/Empress Carvings

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Description

Pair of Chinese emperor and empress ivory figural carvings, fashioned to be a Manchu ruler clothed in elaborate dragon robes picked out in low relief and heightened with pigments, one hand caressing his court necklace, the accompanying empress with aristocratic features framed by a phoenix headdress and portrayed holding a precious package in her hand, each seated on a throne carved with dragons or phoenixes (hairline cracks, minor chips), 12.25''h, 11.5''h; together with two wooden stands

Condition

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Estimate $4,000 – $6,000
Starting Bid $2,000
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