Ceramic Japanese Raku Sculpture of Jizo / Protector of Children and Travellers / Shrine and Sacred Space Decor
Description: A very inferred, softly rounded Jizo. He is all beige and off-white, with lovely subtly crazing and crackling. His expression if you really look deeply is one of almost bursting joyfulness.
This listing is for one White Ceramic Raku Jizo. He has a minimal form. Please note if you would like to have the hat, it carries an additional cost.
O-Jizo is a Bodhisatva found within the Buddhist Cannon in Japanese Buddhism. A bodhisattva is someone who has achieved buddha-hood, Satori or Enlightenment, and has vowed to keep returning to life on Earth to help others reach Buddhahood. Jizo is considered to be the Protector of Children and Babies, as well Travellers, Pregnant Woman, Pilgrims and Firemen. He is one of the most commonly seen icons throughout Japan. He often is depicted with a red bib, to ward off Evil and often a handmade hat.
Raku is an ancient Japanese Ceramic glazing technique closely associated with the Tea Ceremony. For many hundreds of years, the most revered Tea Ceremony teacups were fired in the Raku Tradition, through a long lineage within the Raku family. in which the objects are glazed, fired and smoked. The word Raku itself, in the Japanese language means, Joy or Effortlessness, this refers to the Maker and his ability to be in the Moment during the time of Creation.
Height:7.5 cm Width 5cm Depth:5.5 cm Weight: 142 g
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