Statue - Wood - Ancient Zhong Kwei ( 鍾馗神像) Demon Queller - China - Late 19th century

Description
Statue - Wood - Ancient Zhong Kwei ( 鍾馗神像) Demon Queller - China - Late 19th century
Fair condition, see description - 23×5.5×7.5 cm

Very early representation of Zhong Kwei ( 鍾馗神像) the demon catcher. Naughty demon he caught kneeling by his left side. Largely intact. Loss and wear commensurate with great age. Much original paint and gilt remaining however alot of flaking and fading. Trap door at back intact. Could be interesting finds behind.

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Lot details
Object
Statue
Technique
Carved
Material
Wood
Period
Late 19th century
Region/ Country of origin
China
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
Ancient Zhong Kwei ( 鍾馗神像) Demon Queller
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
23×5.5×7.5 cm
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