The Nine-Headed Bodhisattva Kannon (Copy)

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The Nine-Headed Bodhisattva Kannon (Copy)

Sculpture

Copied by Morikawa Toen (1820–94)

Meiji era, 1892

Painted wood

総高48.5

1軀

銘文:法隆寺傳来/九面観音/模造 ; 明治廿六年二月森川杜園模造/美術部

Morikawa Toen carved this image with a single blade. This so-called “One Knife” technique originates from the ancient capital of Nara.

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