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On display on Level 1

Qing dynasty (1644-1911) China
Tuota Luohan, the Arhat Who Holds a Pagoda [Nandimitra, fourth of the Eighteen Arhat] 1880-1911 Description: holding small pagoda and beads
Place made: China
Creation Notes: Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ivory, wood; carving
Dimensions: including base 15.2 h x 8.0 w x 4.7 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mr Louis Berthet and Mrs Suzette Bartolozzi, 2001
Accession No: NGA 2001.213.1
Subject: Buddhist
  • bought by Ivar Berthet in China, c.1900
  • exported from China to Australia by Ivar Berthet, c.1945
  • by descent to his children Louis Berthet and Suzette Bartolozzi, who gave it to the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2001