Chinese collection

Item LL 6772

Accession no: LL 6772
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Figure of an Arhat with stand
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Qianlong (1736-1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 52 cm, W. 28 cm

Description: Figure of an Arhat, one of a pair (to LL 6771), seated on thrones, holding a pagoda in his left hand. Painted in famille rose enamels. The cape is red with black border with green circles, and the under-robe is yellow with floral medallions in colour. The seat is bordered with diaper patterns, and there is a hole for offerings at the back of the figure. Carved wood stands.

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