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Zushi, figure of Dainichi Nyorai, Japan, Edo period

Zushi, figure of Dainichi Nyorai, Japan, Edo period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 360523

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$ 650

Miniature shrine with inside the sitting figure of Dainichi Nyorai. He sits on a lotus base, in front of an open-worked halo. Written on top, probably in red lacquer, underneath a thick layer of soot: Dainichi. Height 2 ¾ in. (6.8 cm). Japan, Edo period, 19th century. Outside: some tiny lacquer chips at edges of one door. Inside: some of the outer lotus petals missing, otherwise very good condition. Very finely carved.