Lot 161: 2 Cast Metal Haniwa Figure Candlesticks
November 6, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: In the form of the archaic Japanese terracotta statues made as ritual objects to be placed in tombs, the first a seated scribe, the second a woman carrying water, both with prickets and floriform drip pans atop their heads and on thick columnar bases. Each approximately 16.5" H. Wear to painted surfaces.