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Japanese Carved Treen of Fighting Kara Shishi

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Wood: Pre 1980   item# 1160079 (stock# 423AOG)

Japanese Carved Treen of Fighting Kara Shishi
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$345 

The Art and Orchid Gallery offers the dramatic well carved treen which exemplifies the Japanese appetence for the wood mediums and their traditional skill using chisels that goes beyond the Fujiwara Period (897-1185).[120A, 18B] This okimono, or ornamental object, was crafted by the technique the Japanese call 'ichiboku', or mostly carved from a single piece of wood.[25C, 120A] From the base stand upward, is a plethora of undercuts as kara shishi climbs on kara shishi. The Japanese arti ...click for details


Japanese Ichiboku Carved Treen

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Wood: Pre 1980   item# 1153480 (stock# 382AOG)

 Japanese Ichiboku Carved Treen
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$225 

This one-of-a-kind Japanese treen is crafted from a tree stump and its roots, possibly mulberry wood. It is a secular sculpture of two figures struggling in martial art combat. The sculptor used the twisted roots and knotty stump to his advantage to express the violent emotions and dynamic forms of the carving. The Japanese have for a long time had a preference for wooden sculpture. They have a traditional taste for wood and a skill in using a chisel. This particular carved treen exhibits  ...click for details

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