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Polychrome and Gilt-lacquered Wood Figure

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
197
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

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

Description:

Polychrome and Gilt-lacquered Wood Figure, Japan, 19th century, figure of Jizo Bosatsu seated atop a three-tiered pedestal, with a rectangular base with openwork panels supporting a carved mid-section imitating rocky mountains, and a gilt double-lotus throne, a circular aureole to the back, ht. approx. 30 in.
Estimate $500-700

The circular aureole to the back needs to be re-attached; flaking to the lacquered surface and losses

Keywords

Japan, Aureola, Christian iconography

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