We are pleased to offer for sale a very nice rare large statue depicting the historical Chinese philosopher known as the Bodhidharma or the Damo. We know it depicts the Bodhidharma as the figure is shown wearing one shoe, which according to historical accounts, was lost on his way to The Western Paradise.The figure is carved from a large section of wood and covered in a heavy layer of polychromed gesso. Provenance: This figure is from the well known collection of famous art dealer Larry Salander. Larry Salander once operated the Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, which was ranked by "the Robb Report in 2003 as the best gallery in the world". It was originally acquired as part of his bankruptcy, a case that was made world famous by his appearance on the television show American Greed.
Overall the condition is very good. There is wear and lost to the paint. The figure is very stable considering it's age, which is likely of the Ming Dynasty period.Additional images by request - WeChat: michaelbarber. Overall height is 94 cm (37 inches). We work with many good shippers who can provide reasonable quotes.
In the event that an item arrives not as described or damaged, we must be notified within 24 hours of signature confirmation with a clear photo showing the. Many of the items we sell are well over 100 years old.Inherently, these items will have some minor or light wear. Any major flaws and damages ie. Chips or cracks will be clearly disclosed in the item description and images. We are please to answer any questions that you may have regarding our items for sale. This includes requests for additional photos. Please reach out to us via the contact page on our site. The item "LARGE ANTIQUE CHINESE SONG TO MING DYNASTY WOOD BUDDHA FIGURE OF BODHIDHARMA" is in sale since Saturday, January 16, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues". The seller is "collectingasia-com" and is located in Palatine, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.