KURIN-FURIN (Dealer: titcoRet) – Aged Japanese Buddhist stone sculpture of the two elements as upper gem-shaped ‘Kurin’ (“Space”) and lower reclining half-moon shaped ‘Furin’ (“Wind”) which is the topmost of ‘Gorinto’ (Five-element pagoda / ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorint%C5%8D) used for memorial or funerary purposes seen commonly in temples and cemeteries. Early Edo period, 17th-18th century. Very large type with such profound presence (*can’t stand on by itself). approx. H 21 x W 14.5cm (8.26 x 5.70in).
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