Lot 1008    

Chinese Carved Ivory Immortals
8/26/2011 - Asian Decorative Arts
Chinese, a pair of carved and inked ivory immortals, both signed on base with six character mark, with additional Chinese writing on man's sword, possibly including artist signature, and having fine detail of carving and inked areas; ht. 8 in.

Condition:  
Man's chain is broken.
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