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Hediao Chinese Carved Walnuts

Hediao Chinese Carved Walnuts

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Carved Walnuts, likely from the end of the Qing Dynasty, China. Known as Hediao in Chinese, these carvings are made from walnuts. The carvings depict numerous figures of Luohan Arhats (enlightened Buddhist Sages). The art of carving became popular in 960, during the Song Dynasty. 

Each of the 3 nuts are unique- also featuring carved flora, fauna, bamboo and shelters. Each stand is also different, and are likely from the 1960s. 

Approx 2 1/4" height x 1 1/2" width including stand 

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