Wise man

Jun 07, 2018. 21:19 UTC
wise man
United States of America

Chinese antiques

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chinese wise man? carved in rosewood? beautiful carvings around; 16: tall; 5" long


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Answered within 3 days
Jun 10, 14:16 UTC
By Klaus

Fair Market Value

$50 - $150 USD

Insurance Value

$200 USD
What does this mean?

Thank you for submitting your item for appraisal. This appears to be a chinese first half 20th century carved rosewood Shou Lao Statue. Shou Lao is the reprensation of the god of longevity, he holds a peach in his hand and his head is of peach shape. By common folk belief the peach is a fruit of immortality. These statues are quite popular and also very common. The estimate is based on similar sold or offered at auction.

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