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Antique Japanese Carved Wooden Fudō Myō-ō
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Antique Japanese Carved Wooden Fudō Myō-ō

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Wood: Pre 1900: Item # 1293629
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Antique Japanese 4 piece wood carving of Fudō Myō-ō, the center deity of the Myō-ō in Buddhist mythology. The Myō-ō are wrathful incarnations of the Five Buddhas of Wisdom. This Fudo has been wonderfully and carefully carved with a large wall of purifying flames behind him. He has large, vengeful glass eyes and wields his sword called Kurikara in his right hand, and a rope in his left with which to bind and subdue demons. Edo period (1615-1867) Size: 27.5" height, 11" width, 7" depth