Hardstone Inlay Panel of Zhu Bajie, Mid-20th Century
The half-pig, half-human warrior made of multiple pieces of polychromed soapstone and holding his trademark ‘nine-toothed rake’
panel 42.5" x 36.6" — 108 x 93 cm.
Zhu Baijie is one of the three helpers of the monkey king, and in English translations of ‘Journey to the West’, he is sometimes known as ‘Pigsy’.
Department: Asian Art