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Small, blue-on-white Chinese porcelain elephant figurine.

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:200.00 USD Estimated At:250.00 - 375.00 USD
Small, blue-on-white Chinese porcelain elephant figurine.
SOLD
200.00USDto j****n+ (30.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2010 Oct 23 @ 13:54UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Small, blue-on-white Chinese porcelain elephant figurine. 82.6 grams, 2-5/8" x 2-1/4" x 5/8". Very cute and wholly intact, with trunk raised (a symbol of good luck) and body features outlined in blue, some thick and bright-white encrustation, hole in top for holding a stylus or candle, the surfaces typically slightly worn. From the "Hoi An hoard," sunk in the late 1400s off Vietnam, with original Christie's/VISAL lot tag and certificate #20374.