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.
Details
Of the Period
Meiji
Place of Origin
Japan
Date of Manufacture
circa 1890-1900
Period
1890-1899
Materials and Techniques
Carved   Wood
Painted
Condition
Good. The spear is a later replacement.
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
23.5 in. H x 23 in. W x 8 in. D
60 cm H x 58 cm W x 20 cm D
Dealer Location
Norwalk, CT
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU85232491502
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