Fine Antique Japanese Spiritual Guardian Jizo Praying, 1840 good garden choice
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A fine, beautiful and uncommon style Japanese Standing Buddhist stone Jizo Bosatsu stands tall clutching his hands in
the gassho mudra of adoration. This handsome example is figurally sculpted from tuff, an igneous stone composed primarily of volcanic ash. Late Edo to Meiji period, 18th to 19th century.
Double Signed on its sides by its donor.
Good Garden Candidate with an authentic sublime spiritual aura. .
Fine condition with overall softening of the lines and contours, with some old lichen accumulation.
Handsomely weathered from appropriate age.
Dimensions: 13 inches tall and 5 inches wide
History of Jizo:
Jizo Bosatsu is one of the most beloved of all Japanese divinities, Jizo? works to ease the suffering and to answer the prayers of the living for health, success, children, and all manner of mundane petitions. In modern Japan, Jizo? is a savior par excellence, a friend to all. He is notably a protector of travellers and children.
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We have been dealing in authentic Japanese,Chinese, European, and Asian Fine art, antiquities, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. Our president personally travels to Japan, Europe and China each year to meet his network partners who assist him in finding best examples. He personally inspects each antique work of art to ensure its old age, authenticity and quality condition. After accumulating a group, they are imported to Vermont in large containers. This method keeps shipping costs low and enables us to offer them to you at reasonable prices. We ship internationally.
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