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This matte, organically textured ceramic 'Statue of a Monk' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious. "My hope is to create a finished piece of art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray". Art, Statue, Ceramics, Japanese Ceramics, Ceramic Artists, Monk, Art Pieces, Japanese, Palms
Ceramic Statue of a Monk
This matte, organically textured ceramic 'Statue of a Monk' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious. "My hope is to create a finished piece of art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray".
This matte black ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious, and religious art in particular. "My hope is to create art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray". The dark, matte finish of this piece was achieved using the intricate Japanese 'Kokuto' technique. Religious Art, Garden Sculpture, Artist
Ceramic Statue of a Nun 6
This matte black ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious, and religious art in particular. "My hope is to create art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray". The dark, matte finish of this piece was achieved using the intricate Japanese 'Kokuto' technique.
This glossy, bronze and copper toned, ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious, and religious art in particular. "My hope is to create art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray". Takeshi's own perfected mix of ceramic glazing gives a beautifully rich and multi-toned finish. Lion Sculpture, Bronze
Ceramic Statue of a Nun 5
This glossy, bronze and copper toned, ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious, and religious art in particular. "My hope is to create art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray". Takeshi's own perfected mix of ceramic glazing gives a beautifully rich and multi-toned finish.
This glossy, bronze and copper toned, ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious, and religious art in particular. "My hope is to create art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray". Takeshi's own perfected mix of ceramic glazing gives a beautifully rich and multi-toned finish.
Ceramic Statue of a Nun 4
This glossy, bronze and copper toned, ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious, and religious art in particular. "My hope is to create art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray". Takeshi's own perfected mix of ceramic glazing gives a beautifully rich and multi-toned finish.
This matte dark brown ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious, and religious art in particular. "My hope is to create art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray". The dark, matte finish of this piece was achieved using the intricate Japanese 'Kokuto' technique. Sculptures
Ceramic Statue of a Nun 3
This matte dark brown ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious, and religious art in particular. "My hope is to create art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray". The dark, matte finish of this piece was achieved using the intricate Japanese 'Kokuto' technique.
This matte black ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious, and religious art in particular. "My hope is to create art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray". The dark, matte finish of this piece was achieved using the intricate Japanese 'Kokuto' technique.
Ceramic Statue of a Nun 2
This matte black ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious, and religious art in particular. "My hope is to create art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray". The dark, matte finish of this piece was achieved using the intricate Japanese 'Kokuto' technique.
This matte, organically textured ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious. "My hope is to create a finished piece of art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray".
Ceramic Statue of a Nun 1
This matte, organically textured ceramic 'Statue of a Nun' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama does not describe himself as a religious man, but rather a man with a fascination for the religious. "My hope is to create a finished piece of art that holds an aura of dignity, that compels the observer to join their palms together and pray".
This matte black sculpture of 'Mama Maria' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama was moved to create after watching a news report on churches in Nagasaki; one of two Japanese cities that were devastated by nuclear bombs during World War II. "When I saw that the churches had retained the Mama Maria statues that had been severely damaged by the bombs, I was so deeply moved. It was a sign of great respect for those statues and what they had endured". Statues
Mama Maria Ceramic Statue
This matte black sculpture of 'Mama Maria' was created by award-winning Japanese ceramic artist Takeshi Maruyama. Maruyama was moved to create after watching a news report on churches in Nagasaki; one of two Japanese cities that were devastated by nuclear bombs during World War II. "When I saw that the churches had retained the Mama Maria statues that had been severely damaged by the bombs, I was so deeply moved. It was a sign of great respect for those statues and what they had endured".
approx 12" x 17" x 12" Buddha, Kumamoto, Nuns
Statue of a Nun
approx 12" x 17" x 12"
approx 12" x 17" x 12" The Smoke, Mercury Poisoning
Statue of a Nun
approx 12" x 17" x 12"
approx 11" x 15" x 11"
Statue of a Nun
approx 11" x 15" x 11"
approx 11" x 15" x 11"
Statue of a Nun
approx 11" x 15" x 11"
approx 15" x 15" x 15" Apprentice, Billow
Statue of a Monk
approx 15" x 15" x 15"
approx 12" x 19" x 12" In This Moment
Statue of Mama Maria
approx 12" x 19" x 12"