Finely carved wooden figure of an emaciated Immortal playing a flute
Finely carved wooden figure of an emaciated Immortal playing a flute and holding a begging bowl
Origin: Probably China
Materials and method: Hand carved hardwood.
Dimensions: 41 cm H.
Date of creation: Probably late 19th century/early 20th century.
Condition: Some splits in the wood resulting from the aging process; appears to be a small section missing from the end of his flute.
Stock no: F148
Other comments: The immortal depicted could be Han Xiangzi who is often depicted carrying a Chinese flute (dizi).
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