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Set of Japanese Buddhist Ema Wooden Plaque Jizo Bosatsu

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1920: Item # 1201605

Please refer to our stock # 229 when inquiring.

Meiji period, 19th - early 20th century

approx. Jizo with red paint: 17 x 13 x 1.2cm (6.7 x 5.1 x 0.48in)

Set of deteriorated but aesthetic Buddhist worshipper's wooden plaques 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.
Untouched condition as it is and as seen.