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Provenance

1912 purchased from Tamai Kyûjirô, dealer in Nara, by Francis Gardner Curtis and Okakura Kakuzô.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Bosatsu ryûzô

Japanese, Heian period, late 8th–early 9th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 33: no. 4

Dimensions

Overall (Figure standing on base): 224.8 x 86.4 x 86.4 cm (88 1/2 x 34 x 34 in.)

Accession Number

12.128

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) with polychrome; single woodblock construction

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Asia

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