Lot 151
A Chinese Carved Rootwood Sculpture
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, a large figure is featured wearing platform boots and having a long beard and mustache, he wears an official's hat and carries a staff in his left hand, his face is carved with an intense expression, bulging eyes, mouth slightly open showing teeth and tongue, his clothing is comprised of the shaped rootwood, giving texture, he stands atop various pieces of rootwood secured together, and to his right are two monks or sages standing with hands folded in prayer.

25.25 x 15.5 x 10 in.

Largest figure is missing one arm; some stress cracks to wood; a split to back supporting branch; hole on lower front branch may mean there was another figure or element now missing.

$800 - 1,200