Serpent with Rider Yao Figure - From The Hill Tribes of China
I am not an expert in Yao figures but this one was purchased some time ago from a specialized dealer in London. It does appear to have some age. Both the figure and rider are in good condition with no repairs or restoration and original untouched patina and paintwork. The rider is carved separately from the serpent and is nailed on. The male figure has a mustache and hair made from what appears to be animal hair.