Asian Art Auction

December 05, 2011

LOT 133
Three Ivory Carved Immortals, Late Qing Dynasty
  • Three Ivory Carved Immortals, Late Qing Dynasty

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Three Ivory Carved Immortals, Late Qing Dynasty

Three of the eight Daoist immortals including Han Xiangzi, patron of musicians, depicted with a flute; He Xiangu, patron of housewives with her long-stemmed lotus and peony; Lan Caihe, patron of florists and gardeners depicted with a basket of flowers
tallest carving height 5.9" — 15 cm.

Estimate $1,500-$2,000

Realised: $1,800

Provenance:

Purchased in London during the 1970’s

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Ivory
Period: Qing