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Zushi with sculpture of Jizo, Japan, 18th century

Zushi with sculpture of Jizo, Japan, 18th century


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1800: Item # 358904

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$ 2,000

Small shrine. Inside stands Jizo bosatsu, holding a jewel in his left hand and his staff in the right. Very elaborate wooden carving with thick layers of lacquer on top of which gilding. Unusual face. Staff in metal. Height 11 1/8 inches (29.2 cm). Japan, 18th century. Jizo’s right foot and left hand repaired (old), vertical crack from his left shoulder down and from his right armpit down, along the seams in the underlying woodblocks, insides of doors strongly, but smoothly rubbed, outside of case with clear traces of usage.