An early Chinese carved and painted grey stone sculpture of a Daoist / Buddhist female dignitary, Ming Dynasty 13th-15th century.
A massive figure of a seated elderly woman with elaborate hairdress and clad in robes, seated on a great stool or Throne. Her robe and the stool with remnants of different pigments.
An architectorial piece, likely related to ritual practices, see the other listed figure, these are a pair! (Item # 1419754).
Size: 35-36 cm. tall, 22 cm. wide and 18 cm. deep - a massive figure weighing 13-15 kilograms.
Condition: Superb for type, with remnants of colours and completely intact.
Ex. Danish Estate Collection