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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 41

    A Gilt Bronze Figure with a Prayer Bowl, in the style of Miyao Eisuke, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Gilt Bronze Figure with a Prayer Bowl, in the style of Miyao Eisuke, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    the man, possibly Benkei, stands, his kimono sleeves tied for freer movement as he lifts the large bowl up above his head with one arm, concentrating under its heavy weight, he carries a large mallet in the other hand, carved wood stand -- 27¼in. (69.2cm.) high


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