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Bamboo Root Carving

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$533$450

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Bamboo Root Carving, Japan, 19th century, carved as a travelling shrine with hinged doors opening to a Buddhist triad, with seated figure of Buddha atop a lotus throne flanked by standing figures of Bodhisattva, marker's mark carved to the base, ht. 6 1/8 in.
Estimate $200-250

One door needs to the rehinged

Keywords

Japan, Bodhisattva, Buddhism, Transtheism

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