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Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
Category: Antiques
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Looking general idea on a what a pair of matching Hand

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Looking for a general idea on a what a pair of matching Hand Carved , Jade, Fenghuang Bird sculptures/statues are worth? aprox 10" tall, weight is about 11 ounces each. packages in a satin lined gift box with 2 hand carved wooden bases that are carved out to individually hold each bird ( but not the other ). Original price tag is still inside with Chinese or Japanese writing on it. The clasps on the box are 2 small pieces of ivory. It was brought back in World War I. Looking online, its hard to find anything even similar. Please help!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


These should carry auction estimates of $2500 - $3500 each. I recommend contacting I.M. Chait, a leading auction house in Asian art and antiques. It is free to contact them through their site:


Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


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