Lot 12    

Chinese Carved Aventurine Figure
1/27/2012 - Asian Art
Chinese. An aventurine standing female figure wearing flowing robes and holding a pendant. On a 20th century wooden inlaid stand; unmarked; ht. 7.75 in. (18.4 cm) (without stand).

Provenance:  
Purchased 8/28/1971 from Marshall Galleries, Cleveland, OH.
Estate of Richard C. Friedman, Shaker Heights, OH.


Condition:  
With one internal hairline crack on back of figure.

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