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A LARGE LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF A GUARDIAN
LOT 66 - AK0124

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Lot details

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)

Carved standing in a dynamic pose with one hand raised above his head, the other clutched in a fist at his waist. Wearing a flowing skirt with deeply carved folds, gathered at the waist revealing his strong yet boyish body. His face with rotund cheeks and bulging eyes beneath furrowed brows with short hair falling down the back of his neck.

HEIGHT 68.5 cm

Condition: Fair condition with wear, expected age cracks, minor flaking to the lacquer, small nicks, and extensive old repairs.
Provenance: Dutch collection.

 

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