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Stone Ushi-nori Dai-Nichi Buddha on a Cow Edo 19 c.

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Pre 1800: Item # 965096

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Ushi-nori (Cow-Riding) Dai-Nichi Buddha figuratively sculpted from tuff, the hands forming the chi-ken-in knowledge fist mudra. Mid-Edo Period ca. 1750. Old loss, most notably to the cow's horns and left foreleg. Good lichen accumulation.

Height: 37 cm
Width: 30.5 cm
Depth: 22 cm.

A well-executed depiction of Ushi-nori Dai-Nichi Buddha, sculptural depictions of which are exceedingly uncommon.