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Antique Japanese Folk Buddhist Jizo Bosatsu Statue

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1197911

Please refer to our stock # 201 when inquiring.

Late Edo period, 19th century

approx. 25cm in height, 7.3cm in diameter (9.84in, 2.87in)

Jizo Bosatsu (Bodhisattva) as local wooden folk Buddhist statue called Minshu-Butsu or Minkan-Butsu from Tohoku region.
Velvety carving in calmness with unique virtuous face. Well-touched and smoothened mature blackened surface texture.
Defective but aesthetic antique condition enough as seen. Removable from lotus-shaped pedestal (rendai).