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    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.


    NOTE: CITES compliance applies to this lot. International bidders may not have the lot shipped to them. Transport of such lots require special licenses for export, import or both. Bidders are responsible for any licenses and /or permits. California State law prohibits the importation of any product containing Python skin into the State of California, thus no lot containing Python skin will be shipped to or invoiced to a person or company in California. Fossil Ivory is currently banned or restricted in the following U.S. States: New York, New Jersey, California, Hawaii, New Mexico, Oregon, Illinois and New Hampshire.

    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.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2019
    19th-20th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 448

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