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.