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Kannon and Child
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Kannon and Child

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Description This Kosodate Kannon is modeled after the stone sculpture of Kosodate Kannon in Koyasu City. The piece was commissioned in 1886 as a retirement present for the former governor of Kanagawa Prefecture, Mr. Oki.
  • Déjà Vu? Recurrence. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2007-2008.
Provenance Mr. Oki, Yokohama, 1886, by commission; Nakamura Sakujido [date and of acquisition unknown]; Sydney L. Moss Ltd. Oriental Art, London, prior to 1998 [mode of acquisition unknown]; M. C. N. Antiques, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 2002, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 2002

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1886 (Meiji)
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H: 24 11/16 x W: 9 1/2 x D: 9 1/2 in. (62.7 x 24.2 x 24.2 cm)
  • Japan, Kyoto (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Yokohama (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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