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Stone figure of man sitting with cymbal, Korea, Choseon

Stone figure of man sitting with cymbal, Korea, Choseon


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Sculpture: Pre 1800: Item # 934896

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Sculpture of a bald headed man with a serene face, sitting while holding a small cymbal and drum stick in his hands. The cymbal and stick are connected to each other by a cord. The man dressed in Korean garment, as it is worn by Boddhisatva. Lime stone? Inside hollowed out. Korea, Choseon period, 18th century.
Height inches 14.2 inches (36 cm).
Excellent condition. Some pits in the surface, some traces of former pigmentation.

This piece was exhibited by The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, in the 1990s, part of the Richard Ravenal collection.