An Exquisitely Hand Carved Bone Chinese Dignitary Standing Figure portraying a lavishly dressed bearded male.
Difficult to date, in our opinion last quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
Characterized by beautiful carved decorations, numerous details. A bird is perched on his left hand as he holds a weapon, the other hand holding flowers. The carving is supported on a shaped polished hardwood base.
Condition: This piece is in excellent condition, one “loop” on a shoe is missing, see image, the entire back view is a shade darker than the front. This piece is unmarked.
Height: (entire) 9.75" (24.5cm). Width: (at base) 2.75” (7cm). Depth: (at base) 1.75” (4.5cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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