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. This Lohan stands with his robes open and his arms crossed, a hole drilled through his hands to hold something, perhaps a staff or a candle. His back features a small compartment in which prayers are to be placed. Ming Dynasty ( 1368-1644) Size: 24.75" height, 10" width
item #1250654