Elite Decorative Arts Holiday Sale

December 10, 2011

Lot 82 - ANTIQUE CHINESE IVORY FIGURE DEPICTING MAIDEN

Exquisitely carved antique Chinese ivory figure of maiden. She is depicted seated on standing elk with head facing to the rear. Relief carved pine needles and fans. Fine etched design to saddle. She is holding dragon staff over her right shoulder with hanging flower basket. 19th century. Signed to bottom. Includes fitted wooden base. Total weight of Measures 9 3/4" height x 5 3/4" width + 1 1/4" height (24.7cm x 14.6cm + 3.1cm). Ivory weight of 1325 grams.

Pre-Sale estimate $2000-$3000.