Carved Wooden Head of Buddha
- Art Funded
- 95 cm
- Frau W Solf
The head is almost four times life-size and carved in three separate parts using a Japanese technique called Yoseki Zukuri.
It was once painted, lacquered and gilded. The style is characteristic of late Fujiwara sculpture.
Wilhelm Solf, German Ambassador to Japan.
Daily, 10am – 5.30pm (Fri until 8.30pm) Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan