Asian Art Online Auction

April 30, 2015

LOT 89

Lot 89

Ivory Carved Figure, Circa 1940

Ivory Carved Figure, Circa 1940
Lot 89 Details
Ivory Carved Figure, Circa 1940

Of tusk form and rendered as a standing fisherman holding his catch. Affixed to wood stand TOGETHER WITH small red lacquer fu-lion, early 20th Century
tallest height 10" — 25.5 cm.

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $300
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Private Toronto Collection


This item contains material that is protected under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). Please review your country’s import and export laws before bidding on this item. Obtaining the appropriate permits is the responsibility of the client.


ivory figure: minor cracks along the face and front side of the figure; fu lion: crack on the base (front and back) and on the body of the fu-lion

LOT 89

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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