Very Rare Korean Wood Carved and Painted Buddhist Youth (young girl-童女)-18th C

Category Antiques Asian Antiques Korea

Current price $1,400.00

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Location Bellevue, Washington 98005 US

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A VERY RARE KOREAN WOOD CARVED AND PAINTED BUDDHIST YOUTH
(YOUNG GIRL-童女)-18TH C.: KOREA, JOSEON DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY.
THIS IS A VERY RARE WOOD CARVED BUDDHIST YOUNG GIRL (FEMALE BUDDHIST YOUTH)
(THE MOST OF THE BUDDHIST YOUTH FIGURES ARE YOUNG BOYS (童子-DONGJA),
painted in bright natural mineral pigments over the body, this figurine’s hairdressing is finished
with a traditional up do, and her costume is as well.
It has the both hands missing unfortunately, and mineral pigments peeled off
WITH SOME CRACKS AND TEARS ON THE BODY DUE TO ITS AGE, IT MEASURES 15” HIGH (38.2 CM H.).

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