• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1054

    A Wood Figure of Bodhidharma (Daruma)

    MUROMACHI PERIOD (15TH-16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Wood Figure of Bodhidharma (Daruma)
    Muromachi period (15th-16th century)
    Hollow, originally set on a plinth so that the legs, articulated through the carving of the monk's robe, are pendant; inlaid glass eyes and traces of red and black lacquer
    14 3/16in. (36cm.) length from head to hem of robe


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