An exceptional exhibition quality large Chinese carved ivory figure group
the six child figures practicing various martial arts within an outdoor setting including rocky outcrop, fenced garden, trees, weeping willows and blossoms with carved ivory base. 555 x 300 x 260, all upon a conforming shaped rosewood base with fine carved and fretwork detail, highlighted with fine silver wire inlay. Provenance: This large group was brought to New Zealand from China and exhibited in an international exhibition, c.1970. Our vendors had connection with the Chinese delegation and purchased at the exhibition's closure.