401 Antique Chinese Carved Wood Figure of Sage Immortal Male Guangxu Period 19th Cen

 Well Carved Hard Wood Chinese Standing Sage Figure (scholarly wise Man) of outstanding quality, his left hand holding a heavy book, the other holding an Oriental Umbrella. Last half of the Nineteenth Century, possibly Guangxu period (1875-1908. 

Standing on a naturalistic square base the figure with a pointed beard and mustache is wearing a full length traditional Chinese Kimono or Gofuku billowing in the wind, tied at the waist with a long tie belt.    

Condition: This piece is in exceptional condition, no losses to carvings, good surface patination in dark chocolate brown tone. 

Height: 11" (28cm). Width: (at base) 5.25" (13.5cm). Depth: (at base) 4" (10.25cm). 

€475.00