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Small wooden sculpture, Benzaiten, Japan, 19th c.

Small wooden sculpture, Benzaiten, Japan, 19th c.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1900: Item # 467621

Please refer to our stock # 10349 when inquiring.
  
$ 150

Sitting figure of deity on lotus seat, probably Benten in six armed appearance. In the main right hand she holds a leaf, the left one she holds up in mudra. The other four arms are now missing. Halo added later. Painted wood, with gilding. Japan, 19th century.
Height 4 ¾ inches (12 cm).
Some pigment losses and losses in the gold, otherwise good condition.