Pair (2) of Chinese or Southeast Asian carved polychrome wooden sculptures, each depicting a deity with stylized flame halo and elongated ear lobes, hands in the shuni (shoonya) mudra holding a small orb, and seated in vajra position atop a lotus form saddle on an adorned animal. Includes one (1) Samantabhadra figure with red flame halo seated atop an elephant and one (1) figure with yellow flame halo seated atop a blue temple or foo lion. Illegible pencil inscription to underside of foo lion. Both with fitted hardwood stands. Ranging in size from 11 3/8" H x 7" W x 2 3/4" D to 12 7/8" H x 8" W x 3 1/4" D. Overall with stands: 12 3/4" H to 14 1/8" H. Late 19th/early 20th century.
The Estate of Margaret Harold Roberts, Lookout Mountain, Georgia.
Both items with scattered minor wear to polychrome paint and shrinkage splits to wood, largest area measuring 4 1/4" L. Figure atop temple lion with previous repair to flame halo.