All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1228880 (stock #1712)
A large,ancient and impressive wood figure of one of the Sino-Tibetan Lokapalas. One of the 4 heavenly kings of Buddhism each representing a cardinal direction. Empty reliquary in the back. Termite erosion to the back and bottom.Not extensive.Crack to the front.Heavy wood,probably some type of hardwood. China 17th C. 30 inches H.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1228878 (stock #1701)
A beautifully sculpted hard clay fragment of a deity's head.Possibly Buddhist or Taoist.Very finely modeled with real hair(?) and a gilt headdress.Dense,heavy clay. China 17 Th C. 4 1/4 inches H.