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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 15

    An Ivory Figure of Kannon**

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED SHUGETSU AND WITH KAO

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    An Ivory Figure of Kannon**
    Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Shugetsu and with kao
    Kannon standing on a dragon and holding a flask in the right hand, and with an elaborate jeweled headdress; eyes of dragon inlaid in mother-of-pearl
    10¼in. (26cm.) high


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