Finely carved wooden figure of an emaciated Immortal playing a flute

Finely carved wooden figure of an emaciated Immortal playing a flute

SKU: F148
$180.00Price

 

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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