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Stone Sho-Kannon Bosatsu Kyoho 10 (1725) mid-Edo

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1800: Item # 1376160

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Standing Sho-Kannon Bosatsu, the left hand holding a short-stemmed lotus bud and the right forming the segan-in mudra symbolizing the fulfillment of the historical Buddha's vow to strive for the salvation of all sentient beings, sculpted in bold relief from a gray-brown igneous stone. Clearly dated to the 10th year of the Kyoho Era (1725), mid-Edo Period. Very good condition, with only a couple of points of very minor old loss. Light lichen accumulation.

Height: 67.5 cm
Width: 33 cm
Depth: 19 cm
Packaged weight: 46 kg.

An elegantly sculpted Sho-Kannon clearly dated to the mid-Edo Period, with significant size and in excellent condition. Highly collectible.