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Wood Carving of Kiyohime

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Wood Carving of Kiyohime, Japan, 18th century, riding on a temple bell with a snake tail hidden under her robe, her right hand holding a striker hidden behind her back and her left hand touching her long hair, inlaid ivory face and hand, unsigned, ht. 2 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

in good condition.


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