Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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 making religious hand gestures called mudra, and wears a painted red robe. His back has a small hollowed compartment into which prayers would be placed. Ming dynasty (1368-1644) Size: 26" height, 8.5" width
item #1250585