Mahogany or Ireng Hanuman Fighting a Dragon, Indonesia
Detail: Hanuman is a very popular Hindu deity. Believed to be an avatar of Lord Shiva, Hanuman is worshiped as a symbol of physical strength, perseverance and devotion. Depicted here in a fighting battle against a dragon. Note the detail throughout but especially the head dress. This museum quality sculpture was acquired from a private collector in California who has had it in his family for over 50 years. It has been in my private collection for 11 years. Note the reddish-brown color in the wood grain and the solid brown and almost ebony black. Perfect condition. No scratches or cracks. For the Serious Collector.
This item has been sold. Many thanks M.S. !