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A carved boxwood seated buddha. Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. Photo Sotheby's.

the rotund figure wearing a loose robe, with a loving and jovial expression, supporting a little boy playfully climbing on his shoulder, the wood of rich, golden brown colour, wood stand; 12 cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimate 100,000—150,000 HKD. Lot Sold  162,500 HKD

A_carved_boxwood_figure_of_a_seated_Daoist

A carved boxwood figure of a seated Daoist. Qing Dynasty, 19th Century. Photo Sotheby's.

elegantly carved in the round as a seated Daoist immortal, dressed in loosely fitted robes decorated with a yin-yang symbol, his hair tied in chignon, clutching a turtle carapace in his right hand, wood stand; 15 cm., 6 in. Estimate 40,000—60,000 HKD. Lot Sold 47,500 HKD

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