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Stone Bato (Horse-Head) Kannon Bosatsu Ansei 2 (1855) Late-Edo

Stone Bato (Horse-Head) Kannon Bosatsu Ansei 2 (1855) Late-Edo

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 1314802

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Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0015

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Standing Bato (Horse-Head) Kannon Bosatsu, the hands forming the gassho-like Bato-in mudra and a small horse head perched atop the figure's head, sculpted in relief from tuff, an igneous stone composed primarily of volcanic ash. Clearly dated to the second year of the Ansei Era (1855), late-Edo Period. Minor old loss. Light lichen accumulation.

Height: 39.5 cm
Width: 19 cm
Depth: 18 cm
Packaged weight: 15 kg