Monkey king

Jun 05, 2018. 20:17 UTC
Monkey King
United States of America

Chinese antiques

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52" tall 15" wide hand carved, hand painted, very old (18th century?) monkey king wooden statue, very heavy probably over 80 pounds, carved from one piece of wood


from antique collector who bought them on auction over 30 nyears ago in chicago

Answered within 2 days
Jun 07, 20:03 UTC
By Klaus

Fair Market Value

$600 - $2,000 USD

Insurance Value

$2,600 USD
What does this mean?

Thank you for submitting your item for appraisal. This appears to be a 20th century carved wood statue of General Guang Yu 關羽 or a martial door god men shen 武門神. The "umbrella" is a later addition. The gilding is of gold color but made from sheet metal paint. It is a very decorative statue but not very old.
The estimate is based on similar offered or sold at auction

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