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New Year Special Auction Event Day 3

Sun, Jan 21, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 1276

(5) CHINESE CARVED MALACHITE HARDSTONE FIGURES

Estimate: $150 - $350

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(lot of 5) Chinese carved malachite figures, most affixed to wood base, including: (1) child figure with staff and dragon, (1) court lady with fan and basket of flowers, (1) court lady with floral spray, (1) figure of Shoulao with deer and child attendant, (1) carving of birds amid lotus flowers and leaves, largest: 8"h, 5.5"w, 2.5"d (inclusive of base), smallest: approx 4.25"h, 3.5"w, 2"d, 6.75lbs **Provenance: From the estate of Leslie and Angelyn Smith, Austin, Texas** **PLEASE NOTE: All of the hardstone figures in this auction are inherently fragile. Most are likely to have small chips and imperfections. Please assume that they are not in perfect condition and bid accordingly. Per our terms, there will be no refunds based on condition.** Start Price: $100.00

Condition

01.09.24: In my opinion regarding LOT 1276: I note that all figures are presently intact and fit comfortably in accompanying stands, displaying various natural inclusions throughout; the figure of a court lady has minor chip with hairline to the underside of the basket and a small hairline to the ribbon next to the basket, both of which have been lightly reinforced; the Buddhist deity exhibits a chip to the top end of the arrow/ staff; and the carved pond scene has a couple minor chips to the edge of the lower lotus petal and one to the stem, as well as a small hairline to the petal

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