Songye. <em>Half Figure</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 5 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 in. (13.3 x 6.4 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1435. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1435_front_PS5.jpg)

Half Figure

Artist:Songye

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 in. (13.3 x 6.4 x 5.1 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H2, 1A

Accession Number: 22.1435

Image: CUR.22.1435_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Half figure with upper arms at sides and lower arms around waist. Breasts are prominent. Facial features are deeply carved; mouth is pronounced. Crack down right side of head. Overall color is dark brown. CONDITION: Body cracked and chipped, head chipped.

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