A Chinese carved coral figural group. 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Finely carved with seven Immortals holding various attributes and standing on a rockwork with crashing waves, the base with a two-character mark, 13 in. (33 cm.) wide. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 Price Realized £21,250

Christie's. A View from the Spanish Steps - The Collection of Maria Angiolillo 15 July 2010 London, King Street www.christies.com