Asian Art
October 7 - 28, 2021

October 07 - October 28, 2021


This session is closed for bidding.
Current bid: $450 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

15578 28-Oct-2021 12:28:51 PM $450

31570 12-Oct-2021 08:50:42 PM $400

The bidding history list updated on: Sunday, February 25, 2024 01:40:23

LOT 039


Japanese Bronze Okimono of Prince Shotoku, Signed, Meiji Period, Late 19th Century
14 5/8 x 7 1/8 x 5 1/2 in, 37 x 18 x 14 cm

Estimate: $800 - $1,200 CAD

Sold for: $563

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Private Collection, British Columbia

This bronze is ealistically rendered and depicts the historical Prince Shotoku (574-622) as an astute young priest, wearing a traditional joe while holding a book in his left hand. The base is impressed with the maker's mark.

Prince Shotoku lived during the Asuka period (538-710) and was believed to have been responsible for modernizing the Japanese government and promoting Buddhism within Japan.

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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