STONE GOD, Edo period

  • Primitive Japanese Natural Stone God Edo period 18-19c

 

 

Primitive Japanese Natural Stone God Edo period 18-19c  (Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art) – Natural stone god (lava stone possibly) carved of eyes, mouth, and nose, deified in the grounds, coating in soot of irori hearth. Quite a primitive presence itself inherited the nature worship before the introduction of Buddhism into Japan. approx. H 16 cm (6.29in)

 

 

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