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Old label at base stating 'Confucious, from private family shrine with marks at base meaning Chia Ching, 42nd year, 7th month 16th day, Chengchow district in Kangsu', respectfully worshipped by Wen San Chao (the owner) at great artist in the Ming dynasty. Chia Ching reigned 1522-66'. Probably late Qing Dynasty. Large ivory carving of Confucious, a Ming Official. He has one arm crossed across his c…