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16436A

Image of a Seated Hooded Lohan
Item No. 16436A

17th - 18th Century, Buddhist, China
Wood with Pigmentation
28" x 12.5" x 8.75"
( 71.12 x 31.75 x 22.225 cm)
(H x W x D)

This extremely well carved seated lohan from Xian, North China is seated with both hands clasped in front of his chest in a position of reverence and contemplation. His layered priest's robes fall in graceful folds to the tips of his shoes. His head is covered by a scarf tied under the neck and extending to his broad collar. The face with heavy brows, eyes glancing downward and mouth set in a slight smile imbues the marvelous image with a sense of serene contentment. The statue is in excellent condition with the surface covered by a fine soft patina. This image was probably in the same grouping as lohan number 16436.

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