Important South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

including Paintings from the Labia Family Collection and the Late Peter and Regina Strack Collection

Cape Town  |  10:30am Mon 15 Oct 2018


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Lot 260

A set of four Chinese ivory figures of Immortals, Qing Dynasty, late 18th/early 19th century
the first carved as Cao Guojiu, holding a fly-whisk in his right hand, his left hand supporting a bag resting on his shoulder containing peaches, a ruyi and a pair of tablets resembling castanets, the second carved as Han Xiangzi playing his flute in both hands, the third carved as He Xiangu, holding a lotus flower in her right hand, a fly-whisk in her left, her hair in a high chignon covered by a cowl, the fourth carved as Zhang Guolao, holding a fly-whisk in his right hand and a bamboo ‘fish-drum’ in his left, chips, the tallest 21,5cm high *This lot is not suitable for export (4)

Estimate: R 25 000 - 30 000 

This lot did not sell

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