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Statue of a Demonic Spirit, China, Qing Dynasty, 18th C.

Statue of a Demonic Spirit, China, Qing Dynasty, 18th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1800: Item # 1357277

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81170 Livers Cazelles, FRANCE
(0033) 6 32 63 98 15

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 €200.00 
Statue of a demonic spirit or "yaksha" ("yeh cha"), in formal attire, standing on a square base, holding a ring on his left hand and what remains of a spear in his right hand. Wood, with traces of the original lacquer. Remains of animal hair under the nose and chin, meant to represent mustache and beard. Votive box at the back, with its lid and contents missing. China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Height: 23.8 cm. Abrasion due to age, left side of base and left foot partly missing, otherwise good condition.