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 sporting a potbelly, grinning as he holds his robe open with one hand and tugs on his belt tie with the other. His back features a small compartment for the placement of prayers. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Size: 23.5" height, 8" width
item #1250683