Japanese Large Antique Folk Art Lady Okame Sculpture by Master "Kenzan" Signed For Sale
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Japanese Large Antique Folk Art Lady Okame Sculpture by Master "Kenzan" Signed

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Here's a wonderful early and authentic Japanese large antique century folk sculpture signed by a known master ceramicist, Kenzan. From Japan comes this fine hand-thrown, hand-painted and glazed ceramic sculpture of the joyful Otafuku or Okame from the late Meiji to Taisho period (1900-1926). It is signed. Crafted in large-scale, Otafuku is the embodiment of feminine warmth as she smiles softly resplendent in her layers of robes. Otafuku is celebrated and venerated in Kyoto's Sen- ben Shaka dou temple. A beautiful mingei (Japan art of the people) Folk Art form. Handcrafted and hand-painted and glazed- rare to find in this substantial size. It is signed in the bottom by a master ceramicist Kenzan. Dimensions: 10 inches high and 16 inches wide and 14 inches deep Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our lifetime authenticity guarantee.    

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  • Of the Period
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  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 20th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 10 in. x W 16 in. x D 14 in.H 25.4 cm x W 40.64 cm x D 35.56 cm
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    LU128926972853
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