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Antique Japanese Folk Buddhist Jizo Bosatsu Statue

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Antique Japanese Folk Buddhist Jizo Bosatsu Statue

Late Edo period, 19th century

approx. 25cm in height, 7.3cm in diameter (9.84in, 2.87in)

Jizo Bosatsu (Bodhisattva) as local wooden folk Buddhist statue called Minshu-Butsu or Minkan-Butsu from Tohoku region.
Velvety carving in calmness with unique virtuous face. Well-touched and smoothened mature blackened surface texture.
Defective but aesthetic antique condition enough as seen. Removable from lotus-shaped pedestal (rendai).

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