September 9, 2017 10:00 EST

ASIAN ARTS

 
Lot 37
 

37

A Japanese carved wood figure of a Bosatsu
Heian period

The standing figure with softly draped robes, the face with a serene expression, the left hand raised, bearing a lotus blossom.

H: 26 in., 66cm

Provenance: Acquired from David Kung, Kiku Gallery, Houston Texas, 1966 (said to have been brought from Japan in the 1960s, and possibly had been in the collection of Kung's father-in-law)
Texas collections, 1966-1995; 1995-2007, by descent
In the collection of the present owner, 2007-present

EXHIBITED:
University of St. Thomas Gallery, Houston, Texas, 1965

Sold for $5,000
Estimated at $2,500 - $3,500


 

The standing figure with softly draped robes, the face with a serene expression, the left hand raised, bearing a lotus blossom.

Provenance: Acquired from David Kung, Kiku Gallery, Houston Texas, 1966 (said to have been brought from Japan in the 1960s, and possibly had been in the collection of Kung's father-in-law)
Texas collections, 1966-1995; 1995-2007, by descent
In the collection of the present owner, 2007-present

EXHIBITED:
University of St. Thomas Gallery, Houston, Texas, 1965

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