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Ivory Carving

Auction:
2574B
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$2,844$2,400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2574B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Ivory Carving, Japan, standing figure of a samurai holding a long halberd subduing a tiger both standing on rockery with bamboo, ht. 14 1/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

Part of the helmet with the shishi was glued on and is now detached.

Keywords

Japan, Bamboo, Chinese art, Halberd, Ivory, Ivory carving, Japanese mythology, Samurai, Shishi

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