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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 535

    AN UNUSUAL CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF A STANDING LUOHAN

    YUAN/MING DYNASTY, 13TH-16TH CENTURY

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    AN UNUSUAL CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF A STANDING LUOHAN
    YUAN/MING DYNASTY, 13TH-16TH CENTURY
    Possibly representing Kasyapa, standing on a straw mat supported on a lotus base, with hands held in anjali mudra at his chest, dressed in priest's robes secured by a rectangular ring tied to a cord at the left shoulder, his long, gaunt face with deep-set eyes and pronounced features set in an amused expression
    28 3/8 in. (72.1 cm.) high


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    Exhibited

    Asian Orientations: Treasures From Honolulu's Oriental Art Society, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 11 July - 25 August 1985, p. 93, no. 8.