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A Wood Figure of Jizo (Ksitigarbha) and a Lacquer Portable Shrine (Zushi)
A Wood Figure of Jizo (Ksitigarbha) and a Lacquer Portable Shrine (Zushi)

EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY)

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A Wood Figure of Jizo (Ksitigarbha) and a Lacquer Portable Shrine (Zushi)
Edo period (18th-19th century)
The standing figure of Jizo dressed in priest's robes decorated in gold lacquer and with a byakugo (urna) inlaid in glass, separately carved halo, set on a four-stage base and a lotiform platform; the red-lacquer zushi with folding doors opening to reveal Dainichi Nyorai with his hands in the "knowledge fist" mudra, separately carved halo and lotiform base, the latchplate and hardware carved with foliate scroll
18 1/8in. (46cm.); 10 7/8in. (27.6cm.) high (2)

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