Chinese carved soapstone Luohan, 18th/19th Century.


A good Chinese soapstone carving, c. 1800. Well carved as a Luohan wearing long flowing robes, with incised hems. He holds a fly whisk in his right hand, and beads in his left. A small qilin leaps before him.
Traces of original colour to the hems of his robes.
Length- 13 cm, 5 1/4”.
Height - 9.5 cm, 3 3/4”.
Condition - Natural fissures to the stone. Typical wear to the pigment. Otherwise perfect.no restoration.

Medium: Soapstone

Height:  9.50 cm, 3.74"
Width:  13 cm, 5.12"

Condition: Natural fissures to the stone. Typical wear to the pigment. Otherwise perfect.no restoration.

£2,950

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