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New Year Special Auction Event Day 3

Sun, Jan 21, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 1277

(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 green hardstone figures, each affixed on wood base, including: (3) carved in malachite, (one) depicting warrior battling Sun Wukong (Monkey King) in pine tree, (one) covered urn with dual ring handles, beside curled dragon, (one) central seated figure, flanked by four attendants, (1) standing court lady with phoenix, (1) reclining court lady with feather and fly whisk, restoration to feather near top, (measurements inclusive of wood base) largest: approx 9.75"h, 6.5"w, 2.5"d, smallest: approx 3.5"h, 7.5"w, 3.25"d, 6.5lbs total **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 1277: I note that all carvings are presently intact and fit comfortably within associated stand, the figure of a woman with phoenix and the large carving of battle with the Sun King exhibit some minute chips to edges; the vase has a small fracture to the rim, and another hairlines to the cloud forms, as well as a repair to one handle; the figural group has a small chip to the ribbon and another to the element in the lap of the elder figure; the court lady exhibits a glue restoration to the palm leaf fan, and a chip to the end of the fly whisk

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