Japanese Antique Massive Crab Sculpture from  Kyoto  For Sale
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Japanese Antique Massive Crab Sculpture from Kyoto

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From our most recent Japanese acquisition travels, One of a pair. A fine genuinely antique Japanese handcrafted multi legged glazed heavy thick pottery crab in an authentic life form with a real life looking, authentic hand glazed finish Okimono sculpture from an old Kyoto collection. From southern Japan Kyomatsu kiln. Very fine condition. Today these large, older works of art serve as neat collectibles and wonderful decorative accents and make for great conversation. Some think the designs on some of their shells resemble Samurai masks. Dimensions: Big crab 12.5 inches long and 7.5 inches wide and 4.5 inches high Authentic antique examples and in particular this large size are hard to find today. Handmade and hand formed. Only one. Provenance: Old Kyoto collection. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee.         

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1900
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 4.5 in. x W 12.5 in. x D 7.5 in.H 11.43 cm x W 31.75 cm x D 19.05 cm
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    LU1289211889961
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