Description: An Emaciated soapstone Siddartha. The figure is finely carved and seated on a rush mat, his crossed legs with a lion cub by his side. Emaciated limbs strongly delineated, with a smiling face beneath a domed head.
Age: 18TH/19TH Century
Size: Approx 9.5 cm tall.
Condition: Usual condition consummate with age, natural stone fissure to underside (See Pics Below)
Note! The figure below was sold by Bonhams in 2013 and bears many similarities to the figure offered for sale above, minus the lion cub. Both figures were probably carved by the same hand.