Asian Art Auction

December 02, 2013

LOT 126
Large Ivory Figural ‘Three Kingdoms’ Group and Base, Circa 1940
  • Large Ivory Figural ‘Three Kingdoms’ Group and Base, Circa 1940
  • Large Ivory Figural ‘Three Kingdoms’ Group and Base, Circa 1940
  • Large Ivory Figural ‘Three Kingdoms’ Group and Base, Circa 1940
  • Large Ivory Figural ‘Three Kingdoms’ Group and Base, Circa 1940
  • Large Ivory Figural ‘Three Kingdoms’ Group and Base, Circa 1940

126

Large Ivory Figural ‘Three Kingdoms’ Group and Base, Circa 1940

Depicting Liu Bei, Guan Yu, and Zhang Fei, each of the figures of large size and carved in the round wearing heavy armour, a pair of separately rendered Fu-lions positioned to the front, all affixed to a lotus-petal base decorated with incised floral designs along the flat top
tallest figure height 12.6" — 32 cm.

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $4,800

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Ivory
Period: Hang