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An agate carving of the Hehe Erxian, Late Qing dynasty

Property from the Collection of Henry H. Arnhold, sold to benefit the Arnhold Foundation

An agate carving of the Hehe Erxian, Late Qing dynasty

An agate carving of the Hehe Erxian, Late Qing dynasty

An agate carving of the Hehe Erxian

Late Qing dynasty

清末 瑪瑙雕和合二仙擺件

wood stand (2)

Height 3⅜ in., 8.6 cm

A diagonal restored break across the torso and right arm of the larger boy, with a few small associated losses. Minor nicks and a few small losses to edges. Scattered natural fissures and inclusions.


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