Kiku Imports Japanese Tansu, Furniture and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1331005 (stock #6M17)
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This is a Jizo (Jizo Bosatsu) one of the most beloved and revered Bodhisattvas in Mahayana Buddhism. It measures 12.5" high by 6.75" wide by 4.25". deep.The age of this piece is from the late Edo era (circa 1850 to 1860's) and it has lichen covering its surface.Jizo is the embodiment of the Bodhisattva Vow, the aspiration to save all beings from suffering...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1317216 (stock #4M441)
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This is a mid. 19th Century Senju Kannon Buddha. It was decorated in gold gilt over wood. The hands symbolize the one thousand hands used to save followers of the Buddhist faith. An unusual feature is the Edo era round mirror called Kokyo incorporated into the center of the nimbus used to radiate light as it reflects the back of the head. There is a chip to one edge of the nimbus...