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Object Number:
29-96-303
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience:
Japan
Higashi Hongwanji
Buddhist Temple
Period:
Edo Period (uncertain)
Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made:
Edo period-19th Century
Early Date:
1615
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Bronze
Technique:
Gilded
Iconography:
Seated Jizo
Sceptre
Jewel
Description:
Bronze figure of seated Jizo. Gilded head and hands. Nimbus with Sanskrit characters. In his left hand is a priest's sceptre (Shakujo) with pendant rings; in his right hand is a jewel like a pomegranate.
See 29-96-304 (pedestal); of panti-colored bronze.
Height:
177cm
Width:
68cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Collection of Japanese Buddhist Art (1899)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1904. Monograph of the Buddhist Temple in the Free Museum of Science and Art, University of Pennsylvania. 1-47.
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