702: Chinese Gem Inset Stained Ivory Figure of Guandi
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A Large and Impressive Chinese Gem Inset Stained Ivory Figure of Guandi/Guangong, the guardian of the Daoist faith and honorary patron of literature carved standing in a slightly swayed stance, carrying a long spear in one hand and a scroll in the other, raised on a rockwork base, raised on a footed pedestal, ivory figure height 29 5/8 in.; height including ivory "rockwork" base 36 1/8 in.; height including footed wood Kang table stand 44 in.; height including wood cabinet base 62 3/4 in.; height including lucite cover 74 in., presented in a Lucite surround on a tiered ebonized cabinet stand