Japanese Esoteric Protector Deity Gozanze Myoo
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1195405
The Zentner Collection
5757 Horton Street, Emeryville, CA 94608 U.S.A.
|A large standing esoteric protector deity known as Gozanze Myoo. The piece has darkened from the smoke of the goma offerings done for the image. The statue is posed doing the Gozanze mudra, which is the mudra of subjugation. Gozanze Myoo's name literally means the vanquisher of the three realms, where this myoo destroys foolishness and anger. Age: Edo Period (c1800). Size: height 38.5" width 12.25" length 18.5"|