Robert Mangold has been working with Japanese antiques since 1995 with an emphasis on ceramics, Paintings, Armour and Buddhist furniture.
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Furukawa Junzo Japanese Wood Sculpture, Standing Woman
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She pulls the hair over her shoulder in a single knot, arms covering her breast with a coquettish cock to her hip; a carving of aromatic camphor wood by Furukawa Junzo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled standing woman (Ritsujo). The facial expression is benign, yet the affection of the body confident without being overbearing. She is a modern woman, at home with herself and one with the world around her. The sculpture is It is 47.5 cm (18-1/2 inches) tall and in excellent condition.
Furukawa Junzo (1910-1997) was born in Osaka and graduated the Tokyo Bijutsu Gakko (Mod. University of Fine Art) and was selected for exhibition 21 times between 1932 and 1957 when the Nitten structure was re-organized, and he continued to exhibit thereafter. He received Tokusen at the Nitten several times among other awards, and served as a juror. He was granted the Naikaku Soridaijin-sho (Prime Minister’s Award) for his life’s work
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