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Zushi with standing Fudo Myoo, Japan, 18th century

Zushi with standing Fudo Myoo, Japan, 18th century


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1800: Item # 939030

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Small shrine with the esoteric Buddhist figure of the Fudo Myôô. He is standing on a rock pedestal with a lasso in his left hand and formerly with a sword in his left hand. Behind him a flaming mandorla. The patterns on his garment and his jewelry painted delicately in gold and mineral colors. Japan, Edo period, 18th century.
Height of zushi: ca. 5.8 inches (14.6 cm).
Baldachin broken and restored, rubbed on gold decoration; sword missing. Shrine with usual wear and tear, hard ware loose in places. All in all very good condition.