Japan, a wonderful okimono combination from the Edo period! Two sculptures: a finely carved wood Sumo wrestler paired with and sitting perfectly on a pottery rendition of a cunning and devious feline cat! Does this signifiy the triumph of good over evil ? Height of both is 8"; length of both is 8", and depth is 4.5". Fine condition. This is enchanting mingei and comes from a very old Aichi Prefecture collection that was carefully assembled over the last decades. Lovely dark patina. Display them in your favorite room. This is a rare find offered for the first time in several decades.
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Feb 20-23, Connecticut Flower Show, Hartford, CT
March 12-16, Boston Flower Show, Boston, MA
June 1-Oct 15, Maine annual Summer Exhibition "Treasures from Asia" 149 Main St, Northeast Harbor, Me 04662 (Mount Desert Island)
June 27-29, Newport Flower Show, Newport, RI
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