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Pseudonym reading New Year's Eve
Specified type Prefecture designation
Type Sculpture
Designated date November 6, 2015
Specified details
quantity One boat
location Ryouzen Takada City Koyucho Jojo
owner Religious Organization Jobanji Temple
Holding group
Management organization
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It is a main image of Rikuzentakata city and Jozenji Kannon temple. Kannon-do is said to be a reconstruction of Genroku 9 years, and is a Rikuzentakata designated tangible cultural property.
The main body is a cocoon with a carved eye, 10 faces on the upper surface of the head, a 2nd, 2nd, 11-faced Kannon Zen standing statue, a huge image with an image height of more than 3.2 meters. The form has a unique proportion, and also in the production technique, it is an extremely distinctive style that has been observed in a variety of ways.
This statue is unsurpassed in its rich individuality, and is regarded as a representative of the sculptural works of Iwate Prefecture in the Middle Ages, due to the excellence of the production technology and the amount of law that exceeds one length. Furthermore, the style shows that the environment in which the unique style is accepted in the Iwate area has already been fostered, and is also regarded as the forerunner of the work group that made Iwate's historical culture diverse and rich. .