SOTAI-JIZO

  • Japanese Stone Two-Figure Jizo Bosatsu Bodhisattva

 

 

Japanese Stone Two-Figure Jizo Bosatsu Bodhisattva (Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art) – Characteristic stone carving Buddhist figure of Two-figure Jizo Bosatsu called ‘Sotai-Jizo’ seen mainly in Kanto region, Japan. Edo period, 19th century. According to its ‘gassho’ hands position, it seems to have a deep connection to ‘Doso-shin’ (Traveler’s guardian deity) of the local folk religion, then expressed to buddhismize their ancestor’s marital figures possibly… Well-embodied the appearance of folksy local belief by its simplified facial expression and its presence. approx. H 21 cm (8.26in)

 

 

Sold, Thank you.
#0982

 

 

More items from Sezuan antiques & art