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Chinese soapstone carved as a seated luohan

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An image of Carving. Soapstone, carved as a seated luohan with his eyes closed and his hands together in a respectful gesture. The collar, sleeves and hem of his robes incised with a design of scrolling lotus on a formalized wave ground. Soapstone, height, including base, 17.5 cm, 1700-1800, Chinese.

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Carving. Soapstone, carved as a seated luohan with his eyes closed and his hands together in a respectful gesture. The collar, sleeves and hem of his robes incised with a design of scrolling lotus on a formalized wave ground. Soapstone, height, including base, 17.5 cm, 1700-1800, Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.23 & A-1938
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/29.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 683 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 402.75kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 29/1
  • Captured: 2008:05:22 21:49:30

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18th Century Arhat Buddhism Buddhist carved Chinese cross-legged eyes eyes closed figure Fitz_AA Luohan male robes seated sitting soapstone steatite

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