Lot 1223
Continental Carving of a Classical Teacher and His Pupil
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, the wooden figures decorated with red lacquer and gilt decoration after Chinese prototypes, these possibly being depictions of Aristotle and the youthful Alexander. Presented on a natural form wooden base.

14.75 in.

Finish losses throughout reveal underlying white paint or gesso; chips to the man's robe, otherwise generally intact; good condition.