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Shingi Wood Core of Clay or Lacquer Sculpture Nara 8 c.

Shingi Wood Core of Clay or Lacquer Sculpture Nara 8 c.


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Shingi (lit. "heart wood") wooden core of a seated Bosatsu (Skt. Bodhisattva) sculpted in either clay or dry lacquer (Jp. mokushin kanshitsu). Nara Period ca. 750. Minor old loss and insect damage.

Height, including bi-level wooden stand: 69.5 cm
Height of shingi only: 65 cm
Width of stand: 30.5 cm
Depth of stand: 24 cm.