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Antique Japanese Clay Tenjin Figure with stand

Antique Japanese Clay Tenjin Figure with stand

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1800: Item # 1216729

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Richard van Norten - by appointment
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This is a clay figure of "Tenjin", the god of learning and a great and important figure in the history of Japanese culture.

It is obviously from the Mid Edo Period and one of the most impressing pieces of art in our collection with its mysterious and spiritual character.

We offer this Tenjin figure with a wooden stand, which was built by a former owner. As you can notice on the photos, it has some scratches and hairline cracks, which do not diminish its antique effect.

You will not find similar items on the antique market

Size: approx.with stand: 43cm width, 28cm height, 10cm depth, ( 16.9'' x 11'' x3.9'' )

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