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Chinese Ming Religious Wooden Carving

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Wood: Pre 1900: Item # 1250654
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Antique wooden carving of a Chinese Lohan, which in the Buddhist religion is a state of enlightenment right before becoming a Bodhisattva. This Lohan stands with his robes open and his arms crossed, a hole drilled through his hands to hold something, perhaps a staff or a candle. His back features a small compartment in which prayers are to be placed. Ming Dynasty ( 1368-1644) Size: 24.75" height, 10" width