Lot 307. An amber fruit carving, Qing dynasty, 19th century; Length 4 1/2 in., 11.4 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 8,125 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
naturalistically carved in the round with one large and smaller peach and a finger citron growing from a gnarled leafy branch carved in high relief and openwork to form the base, further detailed on the back with a prunus blossom and a bat in flight, wood stand (2).
Property from the Collection of Lolo Sarnoff.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Works of Art, New York, 17-18 march 2015