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This is a rare and exquisite hand carved Daoist immortal figure. He is seated in a quiet meditation pose on a lotus flower. In his right hand he holds a finely carved fly whisk. His hair is pulled into two a double topknots. (One topknot is missing) This figure is masterfully carved from a single piece of wood. Traces of polychrome and gilding are still visible. Despite age and handling the condition is good.


Condition: The very tip of the nose is missing. There is a fine crack in the wood and a topknot is missing.

Size: H 9 ½” x W 4 ¾” x D 4”

Weight: 1 lb 8 oz.

Mid-19th Century Chinese Wood Carved Daoist Immortal

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