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shimizu kosho bronze sculpture okimono original tomobako box

Shimizu Kosho | Bronze figure


In 1975 Shimizu Kosho was chosen Abbot of Todai-ji Temple in Nara. He remained in this position for only a rather short time, resigning in 1981. For the remaining nearly twenty years of his life, Shimizu Kosho was dedicated to the life of an artist: He became a prolific and eccentric painter, calligrapher and figurative potter. - The inscription on the original box identifies this sculpture as Gigaku-ten.


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Shimizu Kosho (1911-1999)
Bronze sculpture
Height 19.5 cm (7 3/4 in.)
Original box (tomobako)

SKU: 2512
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