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A VERY RARE GILT-LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF A LUOHAN

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Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$7,856 - US$11,784
Price realised:  £5,000
ca. US$9,820
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A VERY RARE GILT-LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF A LUOHAN
MING DYNASTY OR EARLIER
A VERY RARE GILT-LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF A LUOHAN MING DYNASTY OR EARLIER Cast seated with his right foot resting on the left knee, his right hand raised and his left holding a pearl, wearing a monastic patchwork robe fastened at the left shoulder with a floral knot suspending a ring, his face with a gentle meditative expression, lacquered overall in gilt 11¾ in. (30 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art
Date of the auction: 13 May 2008
Address: Christie's
13 May 2008, London, King Street