Lot 1009    

Chinese Carved Ivory Scholar
8/26/2011 - Asian Decorative Arts
Chinese, a carved and inked ivory scholar figure holding a fan and a book with Chinese text, on a 20th century wooden stand; ht. 9.75 in.

Condition:  
Age cracks.

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