Antique Stones Japan

Stone Shinzo Shinto God Kami Edo 17/18 c.

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1700: Item # 1320268

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Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0015

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Seated male Shinto god (kami), a ritual baton (shaku) held in the centrally placed hands, sculpted from tuff, an igneous stone composed primarily of volcanic ash. Early- to mid-Edo Period ca. 1700. Old loss, most notably to the tall courtly hat (eboshi) commonly seen on depictions of male Shinto gods. Heavy lichen accumulation.

Height: 24 cm
Width: 20 cm
Depth: 14.5 cm.