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Very Fine 19th Century Chinese Ivory Lady on Pedestal

Lot Number: 
61
13" (33 cm.) Reclining upon its original wooden plinth is a carved ivory figure of a naked woman,having beautifully-defined sculpting of facial features,hair and fingers,her head resting on her right hand with sculpted bent right elbow,and her legs posed with one ankle upheld. The carving details include sculpted bracelets on each wrist,earrings,and an elaborate necklace,and the carving extends around the back to feature a coiled chignon captured with a carved hair ornament. Excellent condition. Chinese,early 19th century,outstanding detail of sculpting and presence.
Realized Price: 
$1,200
Presale Estimate: 
1200/1800