Lot 7173: SHOUSHAN SOAPSTONE CARVED 'ARHAT' FIGURAL GROUP
December 17, 2016
San Gabriel, CA, USALive Auction
The Shoushan soapstone carving depicts two Arhat, known as Luohan, seated on carved wooden stand, one Arhat leaned on the other Arhat, whispering to the ear, with a small lion cub at the front by their sides, the stone is of yellowish-brown color tone with mottled interior.
Height: 3 1/2 in (8.9 cm) Width: 4 1/2 in (11.4 cm)
Dimensions: Height: 3 1/2 in (8.9 cm) Width: 4 1/2 in (11.4 cm)
Date: 19/20th century.