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    Description

    A Chinese Carved Coral Group of a Lady and Flowering Plant with Display Case, Late Qing Dynasty
    6-7/8 inches high (17.5 cm)
    Weight of coral: 500 grams



    The female figure wearing exotic, feathered clothing, holding a lotus leave with spider above an undulating coral branch with carved peonies. Raised on a well-carved reticulated base and housed in a silk-lined display case.

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    Prospective purchasers are advised to be aware of and comply with relevant customs regulations for import or export of all lots containing coral. For more information, please contact the Asian Art Department prior to bidding.


    Condition Report*: Repair starting at the woman's waist continuing through the column and floral carving, repair to the base and lotus branch as well, missing tip to one finger of the raised hand. Wear to the case indicative of age and use, case measures 12-3/8 x 6-1/2 x 3-3/4 inches.
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    November
    16th Friday
    Auction Dates
    December
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