Lot 147: Large Gilt Wood Standing Luohan, 18th-19th Century
12 November 2016
Ashburn, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Large Chinese Luohan from the 18th - 19th century. This large wood carving of a Luohan is posed standing on top of a carved wood base. He has a long flowing robe that falls in pleats and is open at the chest. The skin of the Luohan is painted red, and his garments are painted a copper brown. Gilt paint highlights his features. The Luohan has pendulous ears. In his right, hand, raise at the wrist, he is holding a single bead while the other hand is holding a string of beads that drape over his left shoulder and around his body. Dimensions are 18 1/2 inches wide by 46 3/4 inches high. All measurements are approximate. Condition: It is in good condition, however, the statue has a few cracks long the top of his head and his back. Provenance: From an Atlanta estate. High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/8-pdL9o54WY/
Condition Report: It is in good condition, however, the statue has a few cracks long the top of his head and his back.
Notes: High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/8-pdL9o54WY/
Provenance: From an Atlanta estate.