Sale 16AS02 | Lot 1

Japanese Wood Figure of a Bodhisattva

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 1
Japanese Wood Figure of a Bodhisattva
Heian Style
Carved from a single block of wood, dressed in long robes and a scarf draped over the shoulders, the full face beneath a peaked cap, set on a later wood stand. Height overall 40 inches.


Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Numerous replacements and repairs, both arms replaced at the elbow, part of the scarf replaced, nose broken and reglued, possibly replaced, feet replaced, later wood base, wood worm eaten, worn, degraded.


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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 10am EDT
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