RARE COMPLETE SET OF EIGHT IVORY CARVED IMMORTALS REPUBLICAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1940

RARE COMPLETE SET OF EIGHT IVORY CARVED IMMORTALS REPUBLICAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1940

Expertly rendered, each of tusk form and
carved in the round as one of the eight
Daoist immortals, the figures dressed in long
loose robes and bearing their distinct
attributes including: Li Tieguai with his
crutch and double gourd bottle; Han Xiangzi
holding a flute; Lan Caihe carrying a basket
of peaches; He Xiangu with a long-stemmed
lotus; Zhang Guolao together with his
donkey; Lu Dongbin standing with a sword
swung across his back and fly whisk in right
hand; Han Zhongli with a feather; and Cao
Guojiu dressed as a nobleman. Each affixed
to wood stand, tallest height 12.2” — 31 cm.

$15,000—20,000




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