An exquisitely wood carved bamboo luohan or arhat holding a ‘ru yiu’ on the left hand and a bead on the right hand. Legs crossed and cloak loosely draped.
In Buddhisim Arhat is a ‘perfected person’ who has reached nirvana.
Arhats or Luohans are are Buddhist equivalents to Christian apostles.
Approximate size 5 inches high x 3.1/4 inches wide x 3.3/4 inches depth