755 North Main Street (Rt. 7) Sheffield, MA 01257 United States 413.229.8169
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$ 8,800

18th Century Painting of a Chinese Lohan

Period 18th Century
Materials Gouche on rice paper, giltwood, glass
W. 45.5 in; H. 73.75 in; D. 3 in;
W. 115.57 cm; H. 187.33 cm; D. 7.62 cm;
Condition Good. Wear consistant with age and use.
Creation Date 18th Century
Description 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.
Styles / Movements Asian Art
Dealer Reference Number 5955
Incollect Reference Number 273830
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