|KEY WORD : art history / sculptures|
|A statue completely carved in the round, as opposed to relief *ukibori 浮彫. A marubori statue can be viewed from any direction; however, the viewing of many of the earliest statues was restricted to certain angles. A statue which is carved to be viewed only from the front, the back being roughly finished, is known as *shoumen kanshousei 正面観照性.|
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