• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2389

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    14 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 93

    A SMALL LIMESTONE HEAD OF A LUOHAN

    SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)

    Price Realised  

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    A SMALL LIMESTONE HEAD OF A LUOHAN
    SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
    Carved with deep creases around the mouth and nose and on the forehead below the prominent cranium, the eyes framed by long eyebrows that continue down the cheeks
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) high, stand


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    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1962.


    Exhibited

    Columbia University Exhibition of Three Thousand Years of The Ceramic Art and Ancient Sculpture of China from the Sackler Collections, Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, New York, 20 November 1962 - 18 January 1963.
    On loan: Princeton University Art Museum, 1969 - October 2008, no. L.1969.81.