Day 1: Fine Chinese Carvings & Works of Art - March 17, 2012
Lot 96 - CHINESE MING DYNASTY WOODEN TEMPLE GUARDIAN
Rare Chinese hand carved wood Ming Dynasty Period polychromed temple guardian statue. Masterfully crafted throughout depicting temple guardian holding sword and seated on throne. He is hand painted throughout having textured layered robe. He has elongated ears and original implanted facial hair. Measures 40" height x 24" width x 20" depth (101.6cm x 60.9cm x 50.8cm). Pre-Sale estimate $8000-$12000.