SOLD! for $512.00.
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Group of eight (8) Chinese 1982 World's Fair Exhibition items Includes three (3) miniature carved hardwood nesting stands, one (1) carved wood disc with bird on flowering branch decoration with conforming hardwood stand, one (1) gilt brass filigree incense tower with phoenix finial and coral colored jewel and enameled accents on hardwood stand, one (1) gilt brass elephant with enamel with turqoise and coral colored jewel decoration on hardwood stand, and two (2) soapstone carved figurals depicting birds amongst flowering trees, both mounted onto stands. Ranging is size from 6 1/4" H x 13" L to 14 1/8" H x 6 3/4" W. All items 20th century. Provenance: All items originally purchased from The Chinese Pavilion of the Knoxville International Energy Exposition at the 1982 World's Fair Exhibition, the first World's Fair in which China had participated in since 1904, https://www.nytimes.com/1982/05/05/us/china-exhibit-captivates-crowds-at-world-s-fair.html. Condition: All items in overall good condition with some light general wear. Gilt brass items with some light oxidation. Tan hardstone sculpture with repaired break to one flower bud at the top.