Antique Stones Japan

Stone Mizubachi Water Basin Edo Zen

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 689177

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Daikyocho 27
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0015

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Stone water basin hand-sculpted in a tapered hexagonal form. Late-Edo Period ca. 1850, possibly earlier. Minor loss. Light lichen accumulation.

Height: 16 cm
Upper diameter: 44.5 cm
Depth: 7 cm.

An exceptional water basin sculpted smoothly from a hard stone, the formal severity softened by time.