Live Auction, 18 November 2019

Sold for

ZAR 25 036
Lot 47
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century
  • A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 15 000 - 20 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 25 036

About this Item

A pair of Chinese ivory figures of archers, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century


each standing figure dressed in chain mail and engraved with a five-clawed dragon and clouds, their backs carved with a quiver of arrows, the female warrior holding a spear, her companion with a sword and chain suspended from his belt, on a carved wooden base, the taller 40,5cm high excluding base; another, similar but smaller, on a later base, repaired, 24cm high; and a stained ivory carving of an Immortal, Qing Dynasty, 19th/20th century, standing on one leg, his right leg resting against his staff, with a rooster beside his left foot, on stylised clouds, lacking left arm, losses, 18cm high

*This lot is not suitable for export

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Notes

The pair of archers and another similar appear in photographs of Harcroft, Perak, during Charles and Muriel Rycroft’s occupancy pre 1941.


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