ANTIQUE IVORY 8 CHINESE IMMORTALS STATUE FIGURINE SET

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 24,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction
THIS AUCTION IS FOR A NICE ANTIQUE SET OF REAL IVORY STATUES REFERRED TO IN BUDDHISM AS THE EIGHT IMMORTALS. HAND CARVED AND PERMANENTLY FIXED TO THEIR LITTLE WOODEN STANDS. MEASURE 4" TALL W/O STAND AND 4.5" INCLUDING STAND. STILL IN THEIR ORIGINAL SILK LINED BOX (BOTTOM ONLY AND FALLING APART) WHICH WAS A DEEP DARK BLUE IN THE DAY AND NOW AS YOU CAN SEE ALL THE COLOR HAS FADED OUT. TWO TINY ISSUES: THE FIRST STATUE ON THE LEFT HAS A CHIP OFF HIS HAIR, THIRD ONE FROM LEFT HAS SPLIT ON HIS SIDE. NEITHER OF THESE DETRACT. THEY MAKE A GORGEOUS DISPLAY (SEE PHOTOS!). NEED LUCK?! BRING THESE LUCKY CHARACTERS INTO YOUR HOME TODAY! T ARE NO MARKS ON THIS SET AND I DO NOT KNOW ITS ORIGINS. DEFINITELY PRE-BAN IVORY, HOWEVER. NICE AND RARE, GREAT FOR ANYONE'S COLLECTION!

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