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Zushi shrine, Amida, Seishi, Kannon, Japan 19th c

Zushi shrine, Amida, Seishi, Kannon, Japan 19th c


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1900: Item # 1233830

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Buddhist shrine showing the Amida triad (Amida sanzon), coming out of Paradise to meet the dying and accompany their souls to the Western Paradise. In the middle stands Amida Nyorai, both his hands in mudra. To his right Kannon bosatsu holding the lotus and to his left Seishi bosatsu with his hands folded in prayer. Very well carved soft wood, such as sugi, stained a beautiful brown. The figures are all sunk into the bottom of the zushi. Japan, Edo period, 19th century.
H case ca. 12 inches.
A few breaks repaired (mainly in the mandorlas), all in all very good condition.