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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 117

    **AN IVORY FIGURE OF A LUOHAN

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    **AN IVORY FIGURE OF A LUOHAN
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    The luohan shown seated leaning against an outcropping of rock, holding a scroll in his left hand and resting his right hand on his knee, his loosely draped robes exposing his bony chest, his face carved with stern expression and his shaven face and head detailed with stippling
    5½ in. (14 cm.) long, wood stand


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