Chinese collection

Item LL 6771

Accession no: LL 6771
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Figure of an Arhat with stand
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 51.5 cm, W. 27 cm

Description: Figure of an Arhat, one of a pair (to LL 6772), seated on thrones, holding a mongoose. Painted in famille rose enamels. On one the cloak is yellow with black border with green scrolls. The under-robe is green with patterns of floral medallions and fruit in colours. The flesh is white and the hair blue.
The seat is bordered with diaper patterns, and there is a hole for offerings at the back of the figure. Carved wood stand.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 543.