20 September 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
THREE UNUSUAL GLAZED FIGURES OF LUOHAN
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Each shown standing on a lotus base and with right arm pendent, one holding a stupa, another an alms bowl and the third a 'pearl', wearing similar robes glazed in different color combinations, their faces also identically modelled in a benign expression and their hair dressed in tight snail curls surrounding a rounded usnisa and glazed aubergine, each with a square aperture in the back
16¼ in. (41.2 cm.) high (3)
Countess Donina-Mozzoni Collection; Christie's, New York, 22 September 1995, lot 635.
Christie's, New York, 20 September 2001, lot 380.
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