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    Sale 2266

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 16

    A gilt and lacquered wood arm and hand from a Buddhist sculpture

    KAMAKURA PERIOD (13TH-14TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A gilt and lacquered wood arm and hand from a Buddhist sculpture
    Kamakura Period (13th-14th Century)
    A left arm, the fingers of the hand formed to hold a lotus blossom or a water vessel, both accoutrements of Kannon (Avalokitesvara)
    26in. (66cm.) long
    With certificate of authenticity by Kurata Bunsaku, Director of the Nara National Museum, dated 1978


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