Property from Various Owners
A carved ivory set of Eighteen Luohan
Late Qing Dynasty
Each realistically rendered in monastic dress and bearing an identifying implement, their heads individualized by lively and sometimes humorous expressions, differing patterns of facial hair and scalp stubble, the details subtly enhanced with black and polychrome washes; each supported on a wood stand with cloisonné enameled metal balustrades and wire inlay.
12 3/4in (32.5cm) height of tallest