Sculpture - Satsuma - Porcelain - Kannon - A Satsuma sculpture of Kannon, ca 1900 - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Description
Sculpture - Satsuma - Porcelain - Kannon - A Satsuma sculpture of Kannon, ca 1900 - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)
Very good condition, see description - 22.5×20.5×16.5 cm

A Japanese Satsuma sculpture of Kannon, Meiji (1868-1912), ca 1900, ca 22.5 cm. high, 20.5 cm. wide and 16.5 cm. deep.

The Japanese bodhisattva seated on an woven oval mat, wearing a long pleated white robe with embroidered stylized cloud patterns, her face with meditative expression, the forehead with 'urna', the long hair with lotus flower falling from under her hood, her chest with lotus-shaped ornament, holding a twig in het right hand and a bowl in her left, to her right side three scrolls, in excellent condition.

Purchased at auction house AAG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (October 2001).

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Material
Porcelain
Period
Meiji period (1868-1912)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
Kannon
Decor/ ware
Satsuma
Title of artwork
A Satsuma sculpture of Kannon, ca 1900
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
22.5×20.5×16.5 cm
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