Folk Art, Sculpture - Softwood - Monk, Buddhist - China - Second half 20th century

Description
Folk Art, Sculpture - Softwood - Monk, Buddhist - China - Second half 20th century
Good condition, see description - 313×112×114 mm

Large Buddhist monk sculpture in soft wood from China, folk art, polychrome. The monk is standing on a lotus pedestal with his hands clasped.

Both the posture and the facial expression are of great elegance and exude a remarkable spirituality.

Second half of the 20th century, in the style of the late 18th century.

Very good condition, considering the age. Some cracks, small flakes, loss of colours. The integrity of the wood is preserved with no attack of worms.

Height: 31.3 cm

Lot details
Object
Folk Art, Sculpture
Material
Softwood
Period
Second half 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
China
Theme/ depiction
Buddhist, Monk
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
313×112×114 mm
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