Pair of Chinese Ivory carved and inked figures, depicting an emperor and empress on pedestals. The empress is depicted seated in a phoenix throne chair on plinth. The emperor is depicted seated in a dragon throne chair on plinth. Both with black four character seal mark to base and fitted hardwood stands.The emperor measures 7" H (without stand) x 2 3/4" w. The empress measures 6 3/4" H (without stand) x 2 3/4" W. Acquired at TN auction by consignor's father during the 1960s. Note: THIS LOT CONTAINS ANIMAL OR PLANT MATERIAL THAT MAY BE RESTRICTED UNDER FEDERAL, STATE, AND/ OR LOCAL LAW. BIDDERS SHOULD CHECK ALL APPLICABLE GOVERNMENT WILDLIFE RESTRICTIONS PRIOR TO PLACING A BID. THE BUYER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING ANY NECESSARY LICENSE OR PERMITS APPLICABLE TO THE SALE OR TRANSPORT OF THE OBJECT. PLEASE NOTE THAT BIDDERS IN NEW JERSEY MAY NOT BID ON ANY LOTS CONTAINING ELEPHANT IVORY, MAMMOTH IVORY, OR RHINOCEROS HORN. CONDITION: Both overall very good condition.
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