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Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1055431 (stock #383)
Antique Stones Japan
Standing 11-Headed Kannon Bosatsu sculpted from wood and finished in lacquer and gilt, the eyes of inset crystal. Edo Period ca. 1800. Old loss and repairs.

Overall height, including rock-form plinth: 77.0 cm
Height of figure only: 51.0 cm
Width of plinth: 30.5 cm
Depth of plinth: 22.0 cm

Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #1451555 (stock #922)
Antique Stones Japan
A set of 11 standing devas (Jp. ten) in polychromed wood arrayed in two rows on a gilt-wood platform. Early-Edo Period ca. 1650...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1492 item #631824 (stock #R127)
Japanese Art Site
Rare Japanese Heian Period, 12th Century Wood Sculpture of Kannon, the Goddess of Compassion and Mercy. Even though it is not in a complete state, it has a wonderful, peaceful presence that is really a delight to bask in. It has a magnetic face with a serene expression. Japanese sculpture of this age is hard to find. A fabulous work of art and a rare, magnificent sculpture. 16 inches, 40.5 cm...
Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Pre 1900 item #1459197
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
13 3/4" tall Japanese Meiji period carved bamboo okimono of a standing Daruma dressed in a long robe open at the front to reveal his ribs. His feet and the bottom of a staff are barely visible at the bottom of the robe. The staff emerges from the robe at the top and bends to follow the hunched over shoulders and head. Late 19th to early 20th century. From the estate of a former Daruma collector in Phoenix, Arizona.
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1492 item #1238202 (stock #0659)
Japanese Art Site
15th Century Japanese Gilt Wood Amida Nyorai Buddha. His hands are held in the vitarka mudra, the gesture of discussion and transmission of Buddhist teaching. Amida is captured here in his welcoming descent from Heaven to greet the soul of a faithful devotee at death. Images of his descent to earth illustrate the nineteenth of forty-eight vows made by Amida in a previous life, in which he promises to appear at the moment of death to all beings who devoutly desire rebirth in his paradise...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1492 item #1424335
Zentner Collection
15th Century Japanese and carved wooded with gold gilt Japanese mounted flame. Once used as a flaming back drop to an important Japanese religious statue. Original gold pigment in great condition with undertones of black lacquer.
Custom forged iron stand mounted for home display.

Muromachi period 1336 to 1573 C. 15th Century

Dimensions: Base 9" long X 4" wide 34 1/2" high
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1459198
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Chinese Qing dynasty lacquered wood guardian figure standing on a square base with arms raised and his left black boot resting on a thin circular object embedded in the square platform. He is dressed in elaborately decorated animal head armour painted in red, blue, and black polychrome pigments with fine gilt highlights. 15 7/8" high. 19th century. Sturdy and in very good overall condition...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #631850 (stock #R131)
Japanese Art Site
16th Century Japanese Momoyama Period Wood Sculpture of Nyoirin Kannon, widely worshiped by those who hoped to gain riches and fulfill requests, seated on a lotus flower on rocks. Nyoirin's pose was appealing to devotees: his relaxed pose is inviting and the hand raised against his leaning head, which signifies a meditative state, adds a human touch. The bodhisattva's pose, in fact, indicates that he is resting in his personal paradise on Mt...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #1146131 (stock #R617)
Japanese Art Site
17th Century Japanese paloma wood carving of Buddha seated on a lotus leaf. A beautiful piece with a serene presence. It has a wonderful, warm aged patina. 10 inches, 25.5 cm.
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1400918
Zentner Collection
Stunning original 17th century Japanese Amida Buddha statue, gold gilt over wood with inlaid crystal on his third eye and his crown chakra. He stands on an open lotus pedestal atop a circular step base, his hands performing the virtaka mudras. Behind him is a canopy of lingzhi smoke and 7 boddhisatvas seated in the heavens...
Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Pre 1800 item #1084304 (stock # R332)
Japanese Art Site
Pair of 18th Century Japanese Carved Stone Sculptures of the Female Buddha Sattva with beautifully polychromed colors. Inscribed on the back. These rare figures are important artifacts of Buddhism and they transmit a wonderful spiritual presence. Heights: 10.5 and 10 inches, 27 and 25.5 cm.
Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Pre 1920 item #1422638
Zentner Collection
An incredible pair of Inari (Japanese fox's) made of pottery. Original patina consistent with age. No major damage.
No two Kitsune are exactly alike, and all of them are complex characters! Their high intelligence and boundless creativity make them hard to predict. Foxes and humans lived close together in ancient Japan; this companionship gave rise to legends about the creatures. Kitsune have become closely associated with Inari, a Shinto kami or spirit, and serve as its messengers...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1465323 (stock #MOR8465)
The Kura
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A carving of Kagekiyo leaning sleepy on his staff by Hata Shokichi dated on bottom 1942. It is 29 inches (74 cm) tall and in fine condition, signed on the base. This is the same image as the relief he submitted to the 6th Shin-Bunten National Exhibition in 1941 which is visible on page 333 (figure 171) of the Nittenshi.
The Noh play is quite unique and the mask for Kagekiyo is singular to this play...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1465107 (stock #MOR8460)
The Kura
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A mid century life-sized sculpture of a standing female by Hiroma Hiroshi exhibited at the 9th Nitten National Exhibition in 1953 titled Omou (Ponder or Reminisce) visible in the Nittenshi Volume 17 page 454 figure 156. Signed on the base, she is 62 inches (157 cm) tall excluding the additional base. There is a mar on the thigh of the left leg (see photographs for details with a small split in the right buttock and overall rubbing marks from handling...
Japanese : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1192425 (stock #R636)
Japanese Art Site
Fine Japanese Bronze Sculpture of a Turtle Couple. Superb casting of an early Meiji Period bronze, circa 1880, with exquisite detail featuring a natural effect with a rich beautiful patina. Signed. 1.5h x 2.75w x 2.25d inches, 3.75h x 7w x 5.75d cm.
Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Pre 1900 item #1090554 (stock #R356)
Japanese Art Site
This is a rare, well-modeled and detailed 19th Century Japanese Arita Porcelain Elephant. It is based upon an outstanding 1680 Japanese Kakiemon model, which in turn, was derived from Chinese prototypes. This piece is enameled in red and cobalt with yellow accents. It is a beautiful and striking work of art. Width: 17 inches (43cm); Height: 8.25 inches (21cm).
Japanese : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #697784 (stock #R197)
Japanese Art Site
An extraordinary early Meiji Period Bronze of a Roaring Lion. It is very unusual to see a Lion in Japanese Bronzes. It has a wonderful gold bronze patina, this great bronze signed Atsushige, a master of animal bronzes. 20 inches (51 cm) long x 10.5 inches (27 cm) high. Excellent Condition. From a prominent and widely exhibited collection.
Japanese : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #631873 (stock #R76)
Japanese Art Site
Japanese Antique Bronze Rabbit Sculpture in a natural form. It has a rich dark patina, and a wonderful alert presence. A classic Japanese image of a Rabbit, and a charming Meiji Period Bronze. circa 1890 - 1900. 6 inches, 15 cm height.
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