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A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A SEATED LUOHAN QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
337
A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A SEATED LUOHAN QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A SEATED LUOHAN QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
leaning slightly to the proper left with the left arm extended downward supporting the body and the ankles crossed by the right hip with the right knee raised, the right arm bent at the elbow and holding a jewel between the forefinger and thumb, a loose robe falling in folds over the body and finely incised with a brocade pattern, the oval face with prominent cheekbones and eyes, the hairs on the head and face minutely incised and filled-in with black pigment, the stone shifting from blood-red at the head to yellowish-white and gray tones at the lower body, the hexagonal stand carved of matching stone and carefully incised with brocade patterns (2)
Height 5 1/8  in., 13 cm
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