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Jizo, The Bodhisattva of the Earth Matrix

Provenance

Purchased for the MFA in Japan by Okakura Kakuzo, 1905

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, late Heian period, 12th century

Accession Number

05.227c

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome and gold; joined woodblock construction

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture