A polychrome-painted wood figure of a luohan, Ming dynasty | 明 木雕加彩羅漢坐像
A polychrome-painted wood figure of a luohan
seated cross-legged atop an integral waisted rocky pedestal, dressed in heavy robes falling about the body, the hands clasped together holding a tablet, the fleshy face with an intensely pensive expression framed by a pair of pendulous earlobes, traces of red and green pigment
Height 22¼ in., 56.5 cm
Overall with age-expected surface wear, including small areas of loss to the proper left elbow and the tablet.
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