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19c Japanese bronze DARUMA crossing the sea

19c Japanese bronze DARUMA crossing the sea


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1334990
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19th century Japanese bronze figure of the Buddhist Patriarch Daruma crossing the sea on a fan with a pearl wrapped in silk floating on the waves in front of him. Superb quality work, extraordinary face with perfectly captured expression of quiet concentration and finely worked facial hair, incised toenails, absolutely great modeling of his windswept robe, beautiful base with gentle waves. Excellent patina ranging from brown to red, solidly cast, heavy, superb sculpture in excellent condition. Height 8 inches.