Carving: Lohan (Rakan) Nandimitra


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Artifact Identification Carving: Lohan (Rakan) Nandimitra   (1999.13.0018)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Art
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Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), 18th century
Culture Chinese

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 21.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 14.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 11.4 cm
Weight 745 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Boxwood, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Reddish Black (5R 2/1) -Top of head. Dark Grayish Brown (5YR 2/2) -Arm(right). Dark Reddish Brown (2.5YR 2/4) -Ribs.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A

"A fine Chinese boxwood carving of the ascetic (Lohan - one of the retinue of 500 Buddhist Disciples) Nandimitra (NAN-T' I-TO-LO-CH'ING-YU), an emaciated skeletal figure, in seated position holding a sacred book in his left hand. 18thC., 8 1/2"H." - Bernie McManus, Appraiser, Woodbury House, Connecticut, 10/23/1999

Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Fred A. Freund Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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