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Japanese carved wood statue of Nikko Bosatsu - 1826

Japanese carved wood statue of Nikko Bosatsu - 1826


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1107022
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Impressive and beautiful statue of Nikko Bosatsu, the bodhisattva of solar radiance (Suryaprabha). Joint wood block construction (yozegi zukuri)with gold leaf and lacquer. The mandorla inscription says: Bunsei period (Edo), 9th. year, february 9, 1826. The bodhisattvas Nikko and Gekko are the attendants of Yakushi Nyorai, the Buddha of healing. This triad is known as the Yakushi Sanzon. The statue is, seen it's age, in good condition. With mandorla, crown, garlands and the solar disc. Total height: 143 cm. Height of the Nikko sculpture: 90 cm.