Sale 10AS02 | Lot 6

Japanese Gilt-Wood Kannon Bosatsu

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art
Japanese Gilt-Wood Kannon Bosatsu

Lot Details

Lot 6
Japanese Gilt-Wood Kannon Bosatsu
Muromachi Period, 16th century
Standing on a lotus base clad in a long dhoti gathered at the waist, with traces of gilt foliate roundels and asa-no-ha, the hands held in varada mudra, with attached pendant jewelry, the hair gathered in a high topknot and framed by a pierced diadem. Height 22 1/2 inches.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, Japanese and Other Asian Works of Art, April 21, 1976, lot 172

C The Collection of Dr. Ruth Lax

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $6,875 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Overall gilt-wear and overall areas of lacquer loss, one arm broken below the shoulder and reattached, back of head with hole, metal bracket where halo would slit in, possible small scattered areas of lacquer restoration and stabilization. Small losses to headdress and necklace.

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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $6,875 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

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