8 November 2005
A BLANC DE CHINE FIGURE OF A SEATED LUOHAN
The bearded figure modelled with hands resting on his right knee, wearing voluminous robes open at the front to reveal his emaciated chest
7 in. (18 cm.) high
La Comtesse Mona Bismarck; Sotheby's Monaco, 30 November - 2 December 1986, lot 1434.
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Please note this figure was formerly in the Collection of La Comtesse Mona Bismarck, sold Sotheby's Monaco, 30 November - 2 December 1986, lot 1434.
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