Oriental art

Statue of Buddha (Sentaibutsu)

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This is a Sentaibutu, which used to be in Kofuku-ji. The height of the statue is 47cm.   Carved in Heian period(794~1185).

 

Statue of Buddha

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Carved by a studio that is a group of Unkei’s Studio, who is one of the most famous sculptor specializing in Buddha statue, in the early Edo period. (Edo period : 1603~1868).  The denomination is Tendai.

 

 

japan (Negoro-nuri)

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japaned in the early Muromachi period ( Muromachi period : 1336~1573)

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