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. The Lohan is shown pulling open his robe to reveal a small child strapped around the front of his chest. There are traces of red lacquer on the carving's face, and his back has a small compartment for holding prayers. Ming dynasty ( 1368-1644) Size: 24" height, 10" width
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