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Wooden Kongara-Doji Fudo-Myo Buddhist Sculpture 14/15c.

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Daikyocho 27
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0015

Wooden Kongara-Doji Fudo-Myo Buddhist Sculpture 14/15c.

Standing Kongara-Doji sculpted from a single piece of wood. Early-Muromachi Period ca. 1400, very possibly earlier. Old loss; traces of whitish gesso-like ground treatment.

Height, including wooden stand: 18.5 cm
Height of figure only: 16.8 cm

Kongara-Doji is one of Fudo-Myo's two child attendants. This example shows abundant signs of significant age.

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