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Ivory Carving of an Oni with a Priest

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
243
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Ivory Carving of an Oni with a Priest, Japan, 19th century, seated with its fingers and toes locked, a monk standing behind him, bent toward the oni, with inlaid eyes, unsigned, ht. 2 1/8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

in good condition with a minor age crack to the back of the monk's head.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Priest, Japan

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