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Lot 117. A limestone head of a Luohan, Northern Qi Dynasty (550-577). Height 8 in., 20.2 cmEstimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 8,125 USD. Photo Sotheby's

the bald head carved with downcast eyes and youthful features, the full-lips curled in a gentle smile, all flanked by pendulous earlobes, stand (2)

Provenance: Acquired Quincy, Massachusetts, November 7, 1970.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 11 september 2012