An antique, Lohan (Arhat/Luohan) figure seated in a meditative pose with eyes closed and one leg bent. Some traces of paint remain along with swastika symbols on reverse, which originally was an ancient religious symbol in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, associated with auspiciousness. The Lohan or Arhat are followers of Buddha.
DATE 19th century
DIMENSIONS Width 15.5 Depth 14 Height 28 in.