This elegant set of 18 Louhan Monks symbolizes the 18 saints that attained the Four Stages of Enlightenment and as per the legends, await the new birth of Buddha. Look at the each figurine and see the detail with which the master sculptor has carved each of the saints. A few of the monks are sitting on tiger, elephant, dragon, goat and few mythical animals. The garments and robes of the monks differ while each fall and fold is clearly visible. The artist has hand painted miniscule patterns, motifs and other facial details with painstaking details to bring out the beauty of each one as an individual. Each figurine of the monk is set upon custom crafted teakwood stand that are carved from high quality wood as per the base of each figurine to lend it sturdy elegance.
Carved and hand painted in detail, each monk has exquisite carving and painted back. Notice how the patterns on the back differ. The extremely detailed and intricate folds of the garments, motifs and patterns can be seen. Each of the monks has been carved from a single piece of mammoth ivory. The artist has sculpted them in a different action and posture with unique facial features.
The Doorman Luohan
The Doorman Luohan: Height 17.5′ cm / 6.88′ In, Width – 8′ cm / 3.14′ In, Length:6.5′ Cm / 2.55′ In -(Height of the Woodstand is: 4 Cm/1.57 In
Luohan Holding a Pagoda
Luohan Holding a Pagoda: Height 15.5′ cm / 6.1′ In, Width – 8′ cm / 3.14′ In, Length:5.5′ Cm / 2.16′ In -(Height of the Woodstand is: 4 Cm/1.57 In
The Oversea Luohan
The Thinking Luohan
The Thinking Luohan: Height 15.5′ cm / 6.1′ In, Width -8′ cm / 3.14′ In, Length:5.5′ Cm / 2.16′ In -(Height of the Woodstand is: 4 Cm/1.57 In
The Open Heart Luohan