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Japanese Dry Lacquer Iki Mask, Textured Gofun Finish
December 2013 Auction by Far East Asian Art

Distressed Japanese Iki mask with crystal eyes. Gofun finish over dry lacquer composition. Details including veins, wrinkles and furrows. The surface is in a distressed state with significant losses and some 'alligatored' texture possibly from exposure to elements. Would make a worthy conservation project for someone with the patience to recoat and touch up losses (the missing left ear being most challenging.) Length, about 9 1/4 inches (23.49 cm)
Bid 175.00
No Reserve
09/17 TBD

Bid 425.00
No Reserve
09/17 TBD

Bid 275.00
No Reserve
09/17 TBD