Japanese Edo Period (1615-1868) Wooden Daruma StatueMore Details
Amazaing antique wooden Daruma Statue collected at Japanese Auction.
Daruma is the founder of Zen Buddhism in the 5th or 6th century, and credited with Zen's introduction to China during his travels to the Middle Kingdom. Centuries later it was forwarded and bloomed in Japan, where it is called Zen.
Hand carved wood, thickly coated with black and orangish red lacquer, and inlayed hand blow glass eyes. Amazing workmanship on his facial expression, wind-whipped robe, and long toe nails. There are slight chips and few hair line cracks, but still in great condition for Edo period piece.
Size: H 24"(60cm), W 12"(30cm), D 8"(20cm)
Location: Kyoto warehouse
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