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Ippodo Gallery

Sho Kishino
Seated
2019
Cypress (asunaro) Lumber sourced from a shrine in Keihoku, Kyoto
H47 ¼ x W47 ¼ x D23 3/4in
B21412

$25,000 USD

Minimalistic carving and natural wood grain join together to form the face of this aged sitting figure. With eyes downturned and hands together, the figure sits as if in meditation or reflection. In soft lighting, Kishino harnesses the wood’s natural colors to give the appearance of shadows on the figure's folded robe.