Jizô, the Bodhisattva of the Earth Matrix

Provenance

Purchased for the Museum by Okakura Kakuzo in Japan, 1905.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Jizô, the Bodhisattva of the Earth Matrix

  • Jizô bosatsu zazô
  • 地蔵菩薩坐像 一躯
  • Japanese, late Heian period, 12th century
Dimensions
77.2 cm (30 3/8 in.) (height of figure)
Medium or Technique
Japanese cypress with polychrome and gold; joined woodblock construction
Classification
Sculpture
Type
Sculpture
Catalogue Raisonné
Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 37: no. 24
Accession Number
05.227a-d
Not on view

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