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Stone Seated Sho-Kannon Bosatsu Bodhisattva Mid-Edo 18 c.

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1800: Item # 1383010

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Sho-Kannon Bosatsu seated upon a lotus-form dais, the left hand holding a long-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, figurally sculpted from a relatively soft, iron-rich sandstone. Mid-Edo Period ca. 1750. Old loss, most notably to the back, and lines of repair on and around the head and neck. Variegated lichen accumulation.

Height: 40 cm
Diameter of upper surface of lotus-form dais: 28 cm
Packaged weight: 23 kg.