A VeryLarge Fine/Rare Korean Hae-Tae Shaped Wood Canddle Stick Stand-19th C.: with an onriginal panel stand.
korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century.
Made of polychromed pigments and carved wood, the mythical animal recumbent with legs tucked in, the broad face modeled with large upturned bulging eyes under thick eyebtows, above
the large smiling mouth set with a row of teeth, pierced with a large aperture for holding a large
candle holders, with stand.
It’s very fine condtion with bright mineral pigments, measures 47cm x 21cm –figure only.
*** a Very identical carved and polychrome painted figure candle stands published “Korean Art-Splendor and Simplicty” and Sotheby’s please see photo #6.