Figural Grouping of a Family Standing on a Louts Pad Base
A figural grouping of a family standing on a lotus pad base (Chinese, 19th century) made of ivory. A mother stands with her left arm around her young daughter, her right arm holds a baby. At her legs is a small boy with a flag in his hands. The family group stands on a decorative base shaped like a lotus flower, which rests on a rounded wooden stand with three round feet. The underside of the lotus base is carved with a rectangle containing unidentified characters.
7.5" x 4.5" x 3.75"
Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Berwind, II, 2008.
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