This icon is a mixed media piece picturing Jizo bodhisattva. I have made a collage from pieces from a vintage Swedish flora and the face is drawn with charcoal. The red border is painted with acrylic paint and shellack. The wood that which has been left bare with just a layer of shellack on it in some areas, is from a rare Finnish kind of birch called curly birch (Betula pendula var. carelica). Read more about it here:
It is all sealed with a matte finish.
This piece measures approximately 4,8 x 9,7 cm. It is about 1,3 cm thick.
Jizo is a Buddhist helper/bodhisattva. He appears in different countries also, such as China and Korea, but is best known in Japan. Jizo is the japanese name for this being. He is known to be the helper of all beings, but specifically the helper and protector of children, women and travellers.
More about Jizo you can find here:
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