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Title

Seated Buddha in meditation (okimono)

19th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
    Date
    19th century
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved ivory
    Dimensions
    8.5 x 6.0 x 5.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed base, in Japanese [incised] "Wa-(illeg.)". Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    7159.36
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Provenance

    Albert Henry Nathan, pre 1940, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, bequeathed to the Art Gallery of New South Wales 1941.