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Japanese Sculpture of a Lady by Owa Sakunai

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1980: Item # 1142173
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An amazing wood sculpture of a standing lady looking at a mirror while fixing her hair. Sculpture was done by Owa Sakunai (1894- active 1987) originally Sakunai was a farmer in Nagano and did sculpture as a hobby. Sakunai received the opportunity to study at the Academie Julian when he was 65 years old. After his study in France, he submitted many of his works to the Nihon Bijutsu-in exhibition. The work shown may have been submitted to an exhibition during the 1960s - 1970s. Age: late 20th century. Size: Length: 10.5" Width: 11.25" Height: 37.75"