© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
A WOOD NETSUKE OF DARUMA
Katalognummer: NE1118-039
Wood netsuke
Japan
19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

The first patriarch of Zen Buddhism in a characteristically meditative pose, seated with crossed legs and one hand laid on the other. Bodhidharma, as Daruma, is known outside of Japan, meditated for nine years in front of a wall after he arrived there, which might serve as an explanation for his grim, withdrawn expression. Well-crafted garment folds, fine patina, large himotoshi on the underside.

HEIGHT 4.2 CM

Condition: Very good condition with an excellent patina, especially to the underside. Minor scratches on the surface.
Provenance: British private collection

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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