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Antique Chinese carved Buddhist Temple Panel inlay MOP

Antique Chinese carved Buddhist Temple Panel inlay MOP

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Architectural Elements: Pre 1900: Item # 872479

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This hand carved panel is from a Chinese Buddhist Temple erected around 1860. The panel is deeply carved with a scene which takes place at the foot of the sacred mountain. Bits of Mother of Pearl are inlaid into the mountain and is also used to highlight a few costume details.

This panel was used as an architectural element and has the mortise cuts in the top which were used to hold the panel in place. It is one of a pair of panels which were taken from the temple. The condition of this panel is good and it retains most of its original paint. Dimensions approximately 8.5 x 13 inches.