Lot 1170
A Chinese Carved Hardstone Sculpture on Base, Tusk and Cranes
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Spinach green carving featuring a tusk encasing an elephant figure topped with crane and coin decoration, presented on a conforming naturalistic hardstone base. Additionally included in this lot is The Selected Handicrafts From the Collections of the Palace Museum (Peking, Wen Wu Press, 1974) hardcover, indj.

7 x 13 x 2.5 in (without stand). 10 x 13 x 3 in. (with stand).

Collection of a Lady, Memphis, Tennessee

Sculpture with minor scattered areas of chipping, does not sit stable on base, base is possibly not original to piece, base with wear and minor areas of chipping. Book with wear and staining to boards, dust jacket in poor condition.