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A rare complete ivory set of the eighteen Luohans. Late Qing Dynasty. Photo Bonhams

Variously attractively and delicately carved in a similar position, standing upright with long flowing robes, each holding his attribute at his side, fitted wood stands, fitted boxes. All about 26cm (10in) high (36). Sold for £356,000

Compare a similar set, 19th century, sold in our San Francisco rooms on 13 December 2010, lot 5011. See also a related ivory Luohan set, sold at Sotheby's New York, 20 March 2007, lot 715.

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 12 May 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com