Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes

Japanese Wood Sculpture of a Poet, perhaps Basho.

Japanese Wood Sculpture of a Poet, perhaps Basho.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 1404362

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A Japanese wood carving of a seated figure, probably the poet Matsuo Basho (1644~1694), the most famous poet of the Edo period. 19th century or earlier. Fine old patina.

Approximately 14.5 cm high. Fine condition with only a chip on the hat and the nose noted.

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