18th Century Painting of a Chinese Lohan
Large painting of a Chinese Lohan with flowing hair, mustache, beard and black headdress, wearing a colorful red loosely draped robe decorated with blue dragons and flowers, green lining, holding an ivory sword. There is a shield enclosing Chinese characters.
Gouche on rice paper, gilded frame, black silk shantung mount, gilded narrow inner mount.
Lohans are well-known for their great wisdom, courage and supernatural power. Due to their abilities to ward off evil, Lohans have become guardian angels of the Buddhist temple.
- China 18th Century
- Height: 73.75" | Width: 45.50" | Depth: 3"
- Item #5955
- Price: $8,800
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