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Stone Kappa River Imp Meiji Era ca. 1900 RARE

Stone Kappa River Imp Meiji Era ca. 1900 RARE


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 1368451

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Seated kappa (lit. river child) sculpted from tuff, an igneous stone composed primarily of volcanic ash, the arms and legs folded across the chest and trunk. Meiji Era ca. 1900, possibly earlier. Old loss, most notably to the edge of the fringed bowl-type head. Excellent lichen accumulation.

Height: 63 cm
Width: 22 cm
Depth: 37 cm