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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 93

    A Wood Figure of a Standing Sho-Kannon (Kofukuji Sentai-butsu)

    HEIAN PERIOD (12TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Wood Figure of a Standing Sho-Kannon (Kofukuji Sentai-butsu)
    Heian period (12th century)
    The slender figure with a naked torso and draped with scarves, natural wood-grain pattern used to define the contours of the face and body, elongated earlobes, elaborate hair style and crown, later replacements, traces of pigment; modern lotus flower base
    18½in. (47cm.) high (including base)


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    Provenance

    Kofukuji Temple, Nara