Chinese Figural Root Carving

18th/ 19th century

Description

Of remarkable form- the natural root suggesting a walking figure (perhaps an immortal), his head and hands and feet subtly carved accordingly. 
The wood of a warm medium brown tone with natural openings and minute crackling incorporated into the sculpture.  
Mounted upon a custom fitted black base.
Height with base: 17 3/4 inches (45 cm)

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