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Chinese bonze among his books

6,000.00  4,000.00 

Soapstone sculpture of a Chinese monk sitting among his books. He wears a richly decorated coat. His beard and his head are filled with black to appear more clearly.

Description

Soapstone sculpture of a Chinese monk sitting among his books. He wears a richly decorated coat. His beard and his head are filled with black to appear more clearly.
Soapstone is a soft stone extensively used for sculpture. During the Qing dynasty it was one of the favorite materials of artistic production.

Period: late Qing, XIX.
Height: 13 cm without base. 15 cm with the base.

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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