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Tattooed Sculpture of a Japanese Running Man

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Japanese Iki-ningyo painted life like sculpture of a tattooed man with a fierce demeanor in an animated pose running with a spear. Similar examples are owned by the Osaka Museum of History and the Contemporary Art Museum in Kumamoto. A scholarly article was published by Daruma Magazine summer issue 2008.

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1890-1900
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 23.5 in. x W 23 in. x D 8 in.

    H 59.69 cm x W 58.42 cm x D 20.32 cm

  • Seller location
    Norwalk, CT
  • Seller reference number
    6913
  • Reference number
    LU85232491502

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