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Chinese Ming Religious Wooden Carving

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Wood: Pre 1900: Item # 1250683
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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. He is shown sporting a potbelly, grinning as he holds his robe open with one hand and tugs on his belt tie with the other. His back features a small compartment for the placement of prayers. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Size: 23.5" height, 8" width