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A Wood Figure of a Standing Sho-Kannon (Kofukuji Sentai-butsu)
A Wood Figure of a Standing Sho-Kannon (Kofukuji Sentai-butsu)

HEIAN PERIOD (12TH CENTURY)

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A Wood Figure of a Standing Sho-Kannon (Kofukuji Sentai-butsu)
Heian period (12th century)
The slender figure with a naked torso and draped with scarves, natural wood-grain pattern used to define the contours of the face and body, elongated earlobes, elaborate hair style and crown, later replacements, traces of pigment; modern lotus flower base
18½in. (47cm.) high (including base)
Provenance
Kofukuji Temple, Nara
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