546
546

PROPERTY FROM THE JEFFREY M. KAPLAN COLLECTION

A LARGE POLYCHROME GESSO AND CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF A LUOHAN
MING / QING DYNASTY
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 162,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
546

PROPERTY FROM THE JEFFREY M. KAPLAN COLLECTION

A LARGE POLYCHROME GESSO AND CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF A LUOHAN
MING / QING DYNASTY
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 162,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A LARGE POLYCHROME GESSO AND CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF A LUOHAN
MING / QING DYNASTY
possibly depicting the arhat Panthaka, carved seated in sukhasana, the right arm outstretched in kartari mudra, the other clasping the folds of the sleeve, the long loose-fitting robes secured at the waist and falling in deep folds around the body, the intent face with narrow almond-shaped eyes inset with beads, framed by pendent earlobes, extensive blue, green and red pigment, wood stand (2) 
Height 40 3/8  in., 102.5 cm
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Provenance

E & J Frankel, New York, 2005. 

Catalogue Note

Three large painted stucco figures of Luohan in the Lingyan temple in Shandong province, are illustrated in situ in Zhongguo meishu quanji. Diaosu bian. Yuan Ming Qing diaosu [The complete series on Chinese Art. Sculpture. Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties], vol. 6, Beijing, 1988, pls 23-25; a smaller sculpture was sold in these rooms, 3rd June 1987, lot 281; and a further example from the collection of Arthur Vernay, was sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 27th April 1997, lot 528.

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