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Zushi, standing Jizo, Japan, Edo period/19th c.

Zushi, standing Jizo, Japan, Edo period/19th c.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1900: Item # 379206

Please refer to our stock # 10276 when inquiring.
  
$ 1,200

Very small shrine with the wooden sculpture of Jizo inside. Jizo stands on a double lotus on a rocky base, holding a jewel in his left hand, his staff in his right. Behind his head a round halo with two sacred jewels (one missing). Wooden sculpture with soot patina, metal staff. Japan, Edo period, 19th century.
Height case 7 ¼ inches (18.8 cm).
One tama at halo missing, small lacquer chips at feet retouched, basically very good condition, case: lacquer chips espec. around lower edges (paper base on wood visible), wood chip at upper left corner of right hand door, general traces of usage.