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Wooden Buddha Fragment Late-Heian/Nanbokucho 12~14 c.

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1492: Item # 1318644

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Antique Stones Japan
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Daikyocho 27
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0015

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Fragment comprising the head and upper torso of a seated Buddha, sculpted in wood using the ichiboku-zukuri (single-block construction) method. Late-Heian—Nanbokucho Period ca. 1100~1400 A.D. Old loss, weathering, and insect damage. Displayed on a custom-made wooden stand finished in black paint.

Figure only:
Height: 42.5 cm
Width: 28 cm
Depth: 12 cm

Display stand:
Width: 33.5 cm
Depth: 22.5 cm

An intriguing fragment, with powerfully archaic expressivity and outsize presence. Uncommon.