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Japanese Buddhist Ema Wooden Plaque Jizo Bosatsu 2

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1920: Item # 1200731

Please refer to our stock # 221 when inquiring.

Meiji period, 19th - early 20th century

approx. 21.4 x 14.4 x 1.5cm (8.42 x 5.66 x 0.59in)

Buddhist worshipper's wooden plaque for the temple, called "Ema" or "Koema" (lit. 'Horse Picture', 'Small Horse Picture').
Painted with Jizo Bosatsu (Bodhisattva) turning to mature and unique abstract image for the long passing years.
Often seen in Kanto region as its particularity, petitioning for child rearing and 'Genseriyaku' (Benefits gained in this world through observance of the Buddhist teachings) as mostly.
Untouched condition as it is and as seen.