A very rare Japanese statue of Bato Kannon - Horsehead Kannon - protector of the horses
In Japan, farmers pray to Batō Kannon for the safety and preservation of their horses and cattle.
3 almost animal like glass eyes
height 71 cm
Period ; early Edo 1650-1700
The stand is a later addition
one of the arms is a restoration, many loss of the gesso and paint as well as part of the head-ornament
signed - T&T - insured lost parcel according PostNL conditions )
Seller is not responsible for damage during transport .