Tattooed Sculpture of a Japanese Running Man

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About

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
  • 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
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2008

Typical response time: 1 - 2 Days

Located in Norwalk, CT

Associations:
  • The Art and Antique Dealers League of America
  • Antiques Associations Members

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