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Wooden Male Shinto God Shinzo Fragment Heian 11~13 c.

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Antique Stones Japan
Daikyocho 27
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0015

Wooden Male Shinto God Shinzo Fragment Heian 11~13 c.

Wooden fragment of a seated male Shinto god. Late-Heian/early-Kamakura Period ca. 11001250. Old loss, due largely to extensive insect damage; faint traces of original polychrome.

Overall height, including Edo-Period wooden stand: 47.0 cm
Height of Shinzo figure only: 32.8 cm.

A thoroughly classic example of late-Heian/early-Kamakura Shinto sculpture.

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