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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 232

5 Asian Carved Figural Items Including Jade Ram, Nut Netsuke

Estimate: $400 - $450
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Five (5) Asian carved figural items, including one (1) Chinese jade ram on rectangular stand with raised hoof having incised geometric decoration throughout; one (1) Chinese soapstone figure representing Shou Xing, the Chinese god of longevity depicted with a conical elongated head, holding a staff and pumpkin gourd; together with a separate naturalist base (shown separately in the photos); one (1) Chinese hardstone figural seal with a seated cow on a rectangular stand finial; one (1) Chinese soapstone standing figure of a man attired in a robe; and one (1) Japanese Tagua Nut Netsuke in the form of a lizard or frog on a base, hand painted with vegetable dyes. Ranging in size from 2" H x 1" W x 1 1/4" D to 5" H x 3 1/2" W x 3 1/2" D. All items Mid-19th-Early 20th C.


Longevity figure with minor chip to shoulder and bottom edge, seal with surface abrasion to underside.

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The collection of Jean Rippy, Franklin, Tennessee.