Chinese Soapstone Carving of a Standing Lady 17/18thC

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Chinese Soapstone Carving of a Standing Lady 17/18thC

A Sectional Soapstone Carving of a Lady

The standing figure with her hands hidden in her sleeves

Her robes incised with Dragons among clouds above breaking waves

The body carved from Shoushan soapstone

Her head carved from creamy brown Shoushan soapstone

Separate replacement alabaster base

Chinese 17/18thC

Height of figure excluding base: 11 1/4″ (28.3 cm)

Condition: chip to end of her left hand sleeve and small chip to tip of her nose filled