Asian Auction, Session 1

December 03, 2012

LOT 39
Boys’ Days Ningyo of Emperor Ojin, 19th Century
  • Boys’ Days Ningyo of Emperor Ojin, 19th Century
  • Boys’ Days Ningyo of Emperor Ojin, 19th Century
  • Boys’ Days Ningyo of Emperor Ojin, 19th Century

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Boys’ Days Ningyo of Emperor Ojin, 19th Century

Carrying a fan in one hand, the imposing figure in elaborate robes and armour, a sword swung to one side
height 16.9" — 43 cm.

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $180
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Also known as Homutawake or Homudawake, Emperor Ojin was the 15th emperor of Japan and is thought to have ruled between 270 to 310 AD.

Provenance:

Lots 39-41: Japanese Warrior Dolls from a Private Toronto Collection

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art