A carved black stone figure of Buddhist monk - China - Ming Dynasty

His shaved head displaying deep furrows across the forehead and cheeks as he sits in a posture of meditation, his hands covered by various layers of clothing topped by a jiasha with carefully defined ring closure across his left shoulder (weathering, chips). 10 3/4in (27.5cm) high - Sold for $1,500 plus Premium and tax

Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California