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KAY51
KAY51

Japanese ceramic Kannon from Edo-period; width 5" height 16", comes with 'dai' (stage) and box

KAY51More Details
A piece of paper with 'Mariya'-Mary-written in 'Katakana'-angular Japanese characters often used for loanwords-was attached on the back of the Kannon. Christianity was banned during this time in Japan, so one may assume the Kannon was a camouflage for the owner, a secret follower of the religion.

Price: $750.00

KAY49
KAY49

Japanese Iron 'Goju-no-Tou'; 5 storey pagoda from early Showa

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Each storey has a significant meaning in Buddhism; from the bottom up, 'chi'-ground, 'sui'-water, 'hi'-fire, 'kaze'-wind ('seika'-) and 'sora'-sky.

Small;SOLD Large;$1,200

Price: $1200.00

KAY40
KAY40

Japanese shrine/temple 'Shishi'; Edo period
Dated on both Shishi, ( Temple, Carver etc..)
Dated 1780. Keyaki, ( Zelkova ) wood.

KAY40More Details
In Buddhism, 'shishi' is known to have 'spiritual' powers especially around its great head and curly mane ('shishi-mou'). They are placed in shrines and temples, and will feed on the evil/vengeful mind of those who enter, helping them in purifying and settling their hearts.

Price: $2800.00

KAY33
KAY33

Wooden figure of 'oni' or demon, supporting a deity in a Japanese temple; from mid-Edo period or earlier (width 33.5"/height 14.5").

Price: $2800.00

KAY08
KAY08

Bronze gilt Standing Japanese Kannon, ( Goddess of Compassion, Protector of Children ). Late 19th ( 1868-1890) Century Temple Bronze Deity / close to 3 ft tall
Great patina and bronze work

Price: $3800.00

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