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Japanese Sculpture of Kuze Kannon by Jimbo Yutaka

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1980: Item # 1191362
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A wooden sculpture carved from a single block of wood of kannon or kwan yin. The work takes inspiration from the 6th century image at Horyuji temple in Ikaruga, Nara. Jimbo Yutaka (1923~) is known throughout Japan for his wooden sculptures and has done numerous exhibitions. The work comes with a tomobako with the inscription of the title of the work and the artist's signature and seals. The work also contains a signature by the artist. Age: Late Showa Period (1970-1980). Size" height 20" width 4.8" length 4.75"