Asian Art Online Auction

July 09, 2015

LOT 86

Lot 86

Large Ivory Carved Sage, Circa 1940’s

Large Ivory Carved Sage, Circa 1940’s
Lot 86 Details
Large Ivory Carved Sage, Circa 1940’s

Swathed in long cascading robes, the bearded figure carved in the round clasping a tall slender staff terminating in a beast-form head with a large hat swung across his shoulder
height 11.4" — 29 cm.

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $330
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


large vertical crack on the figure’s right side (behind staff) running from the head along half the body

LOT 86

About Condition Ratings

  • 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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