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Chinese Wood Carving of a Deity – Qing Dynasty

$5,700.00

This beautiful wood carving depicts one of the many gods, deities and dignitaries of the Taoist pantheon. The seated figure is dressed in a long robe with wide sleeves leaving only his shoes exposed. His head is slightly tilted forward and the right arm is raised with his hand gesturing a Chinese Shouyin (hand seal). The sweet face and soft smile exude calmness and peacefulness. Mounted on a contemporary stand. (Part of the right index finger is missing)

27.5″ tall 15″ wide 12.5″ deep, wood with remnants of lacquer, China (Qing Dynasty), late 19th century

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