Porcelain figure of seated monk or lohan, with elongated ear-lobes and an ushnisha (sign of Buddhahood) on a flat base. The figure has a white, biscuit-fired body. There is a round hole in the centre of base, and numerous firing cracks.
- Height: 89 millimetres
- Width: 81 millimetres
- Depth: 54 millimetres
Published PDF date : QingRoom 95 label text:
Model of seated monk
This model of a monk has been produced in a mould, hand-finished and fired without a glaze.
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, AD 1700–1800
PDF card: Elphinstone Gift
White porcelain biscuit-fired figure of seated monk on a flat base. The lohan has elongated ear-lobes and an ushnisha (sign of Buddhahood). Round hole in centre of base, and numerous firing cracks.
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Object reference number: RRC39396