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Stone head bust butto Jizo Bosatsu 17 c.

Stone head bust butto Jizo Bosatsu 17 c.

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1700: Item # 1361604

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Daikyocho 27
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0015

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Head of a Jizo Bosatsu sculpted from a gray-brown igneous stone. Early-Edo Period ca. 1650, possibly earlier. Old loss. Felt-covered wooden stand included.

Height of head: 18 cm
Width: 12 cm
Depth: 17 cm

Height of stand: 7.5 cm
Width/depth: 16.5 cm

This head was originally attached to a Jizo with height of approximately 90 cm (if a standing sculpture) or 60 cm (if seated). A desirable, highly collectible piece.