Lot 1017    

Chinese Carved Ivory Emperor and Empress on Throne
8/26/2011 - Asian Decorative Arts
Chinese, a pair of finely carved and inked emperor and empress figures atop elaborate thrones with dragons carved on back screens, signed; ht. 11.75 in. including stand.

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