Featured Carved stone Figure. Who, What, Where, When.

Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by 916Bulldogs123, Apr 19, 2024.

  1. 916Bulldogs123

    916Bulldogs123 Well-Known Member

    A lot of questions for just a little 5" carved stone figure of a man? wearing a robe,
    Anyone know who it might be? what kind of stone this is? Does it look antique? lol on that one. Where might it have been made?
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  2. stracci

    stracci Well-Known Member

    Soapstone Virgin Mary?
  3. kentworld

    kentworld Well-Known Member

    At first I thought a modern version on Kwan Yin, but then saw the hands in prayer, so I think you're right. Has a mixture of styles, but interesting.
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  4. 916Bulldogs123

    916Bulldogs123 Well-Known Member

    I thought it was a man. No hair on his head. And that nose lol.
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  5. Lark

    Lark Well-Known Member

    Who, What, Where, When must be a journalist major! I think she has a hair covering that makes her look bald.
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  6. Boland

    Boland Well-Known Member

    Nice figure. My first thought was also Virgin Mary with a veil or full cloak. Personally I don’t think it’s an antique. Maybe a souvenir market item?
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