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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 117

    A MING CAST IRON FIGURE OF A LUOHAN

    DATED HONGZHI FOURTEENTH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1501

    Price Realised  

    A MING CAST IRON FIGURE OF A LUOHAN
    DATED HONGZHI FOURTEENTH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1501
    Cast seated on an openwork triangular base, his legs crossed and hands held together over the lap and concealed within loose robes, the head inclined slightly forward, the face with bushy eyebrows, moustache and beard and looking slightly down, the reverse with a dated dedicatory inscription, some minor pigments remaining to the robes
    25¼ in. (64 cm.) high


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