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    Sale 11930

    AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART

    15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 14

    A wood figure of a Shinto Deity

    KAMAKURA PERIOD (14TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A wood figure of a Shinto Deity
    Kamakura period (14th century)
    The seated male figure and base carved in single-block technique (ichiboku-zukuri) and with traces of black pigment
    20¼in. (51.4cm.) high


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    Provenance

    The collection of Hashimoto Kansetsu (1883-1945), Nihonga painter
    Acquired from Mathias Komor, New York, 29 June 1959


    Literature

    Hashimoto Kansetsu, ed., Sonkoro seihinroku (The catalogue of the Sankoro [Hashimoto Kansetsu] Collection) (Kyoto: Privately published, 1919).