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Jizo, the Bodhisattva of the Earth Matrix

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Provenance

(See Bill of Sale of June 8, 1921)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Jizo bosatsu zazo

Japanese, Edo period, 18th–19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 44: no. 67

Dimensions

50.2 cm (19 3/4 in.) (height overall)

Accession Number

26.674

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome, gold, and inlaid crystal; joined woodblock construction

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture