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Japanese Carved Wood -Guardian Deity of Children-

Japanese Carved Wood -Guardian Deity of Children-

Unit Price: 110,000JPY

Handling Fee is charged.

Weight: 1100g

Estimated Handling Time: 20-30 business days

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1. Product Description

A carved wood of a image of the Guardian Deity of Children (Japanese name "Jizou") in Japan's traditional legend.

Materail: Jindai Keyaki
Jindai Keyaki is a Japanese name refer to the wood material which is found accidentally from under ground.
This kind of wood material is very precious and usually the tree has slept in the under ground over thousand years.
The tree lines changed into a deep color and the wood alos also has a very special feeling that you cannot find on other wood materials.

Size: approx. W18×D9×H22cm.
Attachments: case, introduction of the artist.

2. Product Information
Estimated Handling Date: 20-30 business days after we confirm the payment.
Shipping Method: via EMS only. (Fastest and Safest with online tracking service.)
Attention: Please do not put this item near places with sunlight, cold/warm wind, or water.

3. About the artist
Name: Maki Yoshihiko (牧 芳彦)
Born: 1980, in Aichi-ken, Japan
Graduated: 1999, Kira high school, then studied under sculptor Yoshimoto.
Finished the apprenticeship in 2007, now working as an independent sculptor.
Awards:
2009- 16th Competition of wood carving folk art, Science Minister's Prize " secret base "
2010- 17th Competition of wood carving folk art, Finalist Award, "think about "
Tsubetsu Wood Craft Exhibition, Excellence Award "Jizosan"
2011- 18th Competition of wood carving folk art, Finalist Award, "Delicious Bed"
Tsubetsu Wood Craft Exhibition, Excellence Award "Carved balloon"
2013- 13th G·A·M Exhibition, Foreign Minister Award, "My Home"
Exhibitions:
2010 Tiger and Cat Exhibition ( Gallery Aya , Nagoya )
2012 Rebirth "Breath" (Gallery Roppongi , Tokyo)
2013 Original works exhibition (Mitsukoshi Sapporo )
Animal Park ( Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi head office )
To Find tradition (West Kenban office Kanazawa )