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    A Japanese Brass Mounted Lacquered and Polychrome Jizo Bosatsu Shrine
    61 h x 18-1/2 w x 12-1/2 d inches (154.9 x 47.0 x 31.8 cm)

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF HOWARD CROW

    The three-piece butsudan shrine with two drawers fitted to the side of the bonnet, double doors below opening to a polychrome painted interior with carved and painted wood depiction of Jizo Bosatsu (Ksitigarbha), patron saint of travelers and children, shown with a halo and holding a child in the right arm and a staff in the left hand, standing on a lotus, raised on a base with four drawers to the front a smaller drawer to the left side, the whole case is adorned with brass floral and decorative mounts.


    Condition Report*: Small missing flakes throughout, some of the mounts need further securing, heavy loss to the painted interior, repairs to the reticulated gallery to the interior, missing pull-out slide above the drawers to the front, otherwise with wear indicative of age and use.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    19th Thursday
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