Large early carved and ebonized hardwood immortal figure, depicted riding an antelope and carrying a magic fungus, atop a rockwork base. Likely a large fragment from an even larger figural group. Note that this object does not sit unsupported. A rod was attached circa 1900 to allow it to be hung on a wall. 44"H x 24"W x 9"D. 18th or 19th century. Provenance Nashville, TN private collector. Condition: Several openwork elements are loose on the base; some have old repairs/stabilizations visible in back. Scattered abrasions, overall good condition.
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