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Jizo, The Bodhisattva of the Earth Matrix

Japanese
late Heian period
12th century


Dimensions

77.2 cm (30 3/8 in.) (height of figure)

Accession Number

05.227d

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome and gold; joined woodblock construction

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Purchased for the MFA in Japan by Okakura Kakuzo, 1905

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund