A rare complete set of carved ivory figures of the Eighteen Luohan 18th century
Lot 314Y
A rare complete set of carved ivory figures of the Eighteen Luohan
18th century
Sold for £68,500 (US$ 113,589) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A rare complete set of carved ivory figures of the Eighteen Luohan
18th century
Each naturalistically carved with a bald head with a stipple pattern and wearing a draped robe, holding his respective attribute and variously accompanied by a deer, a tiger, a dragon and a bird borne on vapor, a Buddhist lion, a stupa and musical instruments, all seated on rocky outcrops except one on a chair, wood stands. The tallest 17.8cm (7in) high (18).

Footnotes

  • 十八世紀 象牙雕十八羅漢一組

    Provenance: a Western private collection

    來源:西方私人收藏
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