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Head of a Lohan, China, 18th C.

Head of a Lohan, China, 18th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1800: Item # 1218177

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Head of a lohan (or "arhat"), one of the 18 disciples of Buddha, wearing mustache and goatee, his face displaying a fierce expression. Wood, with remnants of the original plastering (used to support a former polychrome painting, now gone), Eyes made of black glass. China, early 18th century, probably earlier. Height: 12" (30 cm). The head is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Some chips, otherwise very good condition.