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Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Contemporary item #1374522
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Unusual Japanese okimono of an ant with lifelike rendering made out of leather hide. Mounted on custom metal base for display.

Dimensions: 16.25" H x 4.5" W x 6" D (on base)
Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1373884 (stock #792)
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Two Jizo Bosatsu figures standing side by side with hands forming the gassho adoration mudra, sculpted in relief from a gray-hued igneous stone. Mid- to late-Edo Period ca. 1800. Very minor old loss; traces of decorative polychrome on the figures' garments.

Height: 17.5 cm
Width: 10.5 cm
Depth: 6.5 cm
Packaged weight: 4 kg.

Dosojin is the Japanese Shinto manifestation of a Chinese Taoist deity charged with guarding the border between this world and hell...

Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1373722 (stock #791)
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Gorinto (5-tiered stupa) and a seated Amida Buddha sculpted in shallow relief from granite. Late-Muromachi/Momoyama Period ca. 1550. Minor old loss, with softening of the lines and contours overall.

Height: 60 cm
Width: 29 cm
Depth: 14.5 cm
Packaged weight: 43 kg.

An intriguing itahi-form stupa sculpted from a gray-hued granite, featuring a gorinto and an Amida Buddha seated upon a tall base. Exceedingly uncommon.

Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1373322 (stock #790)
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Gorinto (5-tiered stupa) sculpted in four parts from tuff, an igneous stone composed primarily of volcanic ash. Muromachi Period ca. 1500, possibly earlier. Minor old loss and surface erosion. Variegated lichen accumulation.

Height: 66 cm
Base width: 23 cm
Base depth: 23 cm
Packaged weight: 37 kg

The gorinto is a uniquely Japanese style of stupa comprising five geometric forms, which correspond (from bottom) to earth, water, fire, wind, and ethereal space...

Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1373011 (stock #789)
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Stone gorinto (lit. 5-tiered stupa) sculpted in four parts, the lowermost of which is highly unusual inasmuch as it is columnar rather than rectangular in shape. Clearly dated on the side of the column to the opening year of the Genbun Era (1736), mid-Edo Period...
Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1372283 (stock #788)
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Gorinto (5-tiered stupa) sculpted from a single piece of a composite-type tuff, an igneous stone formed primarily from volcanic ash. Kamakura Period ca. 1300. Old surface pitting and overall erosion notwithstanding, the 5-part formal structure remains intact and clearly discernible...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1371761 (stock #10949)
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Large two-door shrine holding inside the figure of Kujaku Myoo sitting on a lutus dais on the back of a peacock. Kujaku means peacock and is revered for transmuting the "poisons" of greed and anger and for eliminating karmic hindrances. The peacock (in India) eats poisonous plants and snakes and is thus thought to guard against evils from poisoning or calamity. Kujaku has four arms, holding a pomegranate, peacock feather, and either a lotus flower or a Buddha-fruit (one attribute is missing)...
Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1371390 (stock #787)
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Standing Jizo Bosatsu with hands forming the gassho adoration mudra, figurally sculpted from a large-grained granite. Early- to mid-Edo Period ca. 1700. Minor old loss, most notably to the fingertips of both hands, and softening of the lines and contours overall.

Height: 60 cm
Width: 24 cm
Depth: 24 cm
Packaged weight: 40 kg.

Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1370795 (stock #10946)
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Zushi, shrine used in Buddhist temples, containing a statue of Aizen Myoo. He sits on his typical lotus throne carried by a vase full of jewels, surrounded by a circular, red, flaming nimbus. He has six arms and on his head he wears a crown in the shape of a lion’s head flanked by two gilded sharito reliquaries. In his lower hands Aizen holds a ghanta and a bell, the secondary hands hold arrows and formerly held a bow, the upper pair of hands used to hold probably a rope and a jewel...
Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1370216 (stock #786)
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Nyoirin Kannon Bosatsu seated in characteristic pose of royal ease, sculpted in relief from tuff, an igneous stone composed primarily of volcanic ash. Clearly dated to the third year of the Kansei Era (1791), late-Edo Period. Very minor old loss. Variegated moss and lichen accumulation.

Height: 52 cm
Width: 31 cm
Depth: 21.5 cm
Packaged weight: 32 kg.

Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1370121 (stock #785)
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Seated Jizo Bosatsu, a shakujo (crozier) held in the right hand and a hoju (sacred jewel) in the left, sculpted from a fine-grained granite. Late-Edo Period ca. 1850. Excellent condition. Variegated lichen and moss accumulation.

Height: 41 cm
Width: 22 cm
Depth: 14 cm
Packaged weight: 22 kg.

Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1368451 (stock #784)
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Seated kappa (lit. river child) sculpted from tuff, an igneous stone composed primarily of volcanic ash, the arms and legs folded across the chest and trunk. Meiji Era ca. 1900, possibly earlier. Old loss, most notably to the edge of the fringed bowl-like head. Excellent lichen accumulation.

Height: 63 cm
Width: 22 cm
Depth: 37 cm
Packaged weight: 53 kg.

Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1367650 (stock #783)
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Stone gorinto (lit. 5-tiered stupa) sculpted in four parts from an andesitic tuff, a relatively soft stone composed primarily of volcanic ash. Momoyama/early-Edo Period ca. 1600. Minor old loss. Variegated lichen accumulation.

Height: 49 cm
Width: 20 cm
Depth: 20 cm

The gorinto is a uniquely Japanese style of stupa comprising five geometric forms, which correspond (from bottom) to earth, water, fire, wind, and ethereal space...

Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1367048
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Mounted on a black lacquered platform with wooden wheels. The horse is carved from Keyaki wood, which is covered in lacquered brown leather. The eyes are reverse painted glass. It has ears of leather, with real horse hair tail and mane. The horse is outfitted with iron bits and silk harness. The kura saddle is lacquered in red, with a leather cushion seat and silk straps. Cords are attached to the abumi stirrups and aori mats. The bagu tassel fringes and cords tuck under the tail...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #1366874 (stock #782)
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Koma-inu (lit. Korean dog, but typically referred to in English as lion dog) sculpted with the yosegi-zukuri (joined wood-block construction) technique and finished in lacquer and gilt, the eyes of painted inset crystal...
Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1364866 (stock #781)
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Gorinto (5-tiered stupa) sculpted in one piece from a gray-hued igneous stone. Clearly dated to the 12th year of the Kanei Era (1635), early-Edo Period. Very minor old loss.

Height: 59.5 cm
Width: 18.5 cm
Depth: 17.5 cm

The gorinto is a uniquely Japanese style of stupa comprising five geometric forms, which correspond (from bottom) to earth, water, fire, wind, and ethereal space. The Japanese Shingon sect of esoteric Buddhism views the gorinto as a symbol of Dai-Nichi Buddha, who, unde...

Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1364377 (stock #10934)
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Midsize Buddhist shrine, zushi, with double doors on front and back, housing a suiseki (scholar’s rock) placed on a lotus base. Zushi black lacquer on outside with brown copper hardware engraved with flowers, the roof decorated above the doors with cranes painted in black ink. Inside covered with gold lacquer, the pillars decorated with lotus petals. Japan, Edo period, 19th century.

H zushi 9 inches

Some traces of usage (chips on lotus base, rubbing of painting), one door with minor da...

Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1364232
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Antique Japanese natural burl root stand or stool. Interesting natural burl form shape with bold woodgrain surface.

Dimensions: 17" x 18" x 15.5" H
 
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