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Lot 43

Two Carved Wood and Hardstone Figures Mounted as Lamps

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Chinese, wired for electricity, comprising: carved wood peacock example on floral and branch base, on wood stand, 25 in. to harp top; carved grayish green hardstone robed figure with scrolls, harp with pierced hardstone finial, on gilt bronze base, 19-3/4 in. to top of finial

Provenance: Estate of Hortense Huntsberry Loeb, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; by descent in family

Note: In 1956, the children of Hortense Huntsberry Loeb, donated a group of items to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. To view this collection of Chinese Art, please visit:


surface dirt and accretion, scattered surface scratches, not tested for functionality; peacock head with possible restoration; hardstone figure slightly loose on stand, finial slightly loose, scattered cracks and inclusions throughout