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Zushi, Amida Nyorai sitting, Japan, Edo period/18th c.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1800: Item # 379204

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Small shrine with inside the sitting figure of Amida Buddha. Amida sits on a double lotus base, his hands folded in mudra in his lap. Behind him a halo. Wood covered with black lacquer over which gilding. Ushnisha and urna of quartz-like material. Japan, Edo period, 18th century.
Height of case: 11 1/8 inches (28.5 cm).
Case: one nail missing in hardware and hinges on the right hand side loosening, some chips in the lacquer on back. Some scratches on the gilding on the inside of the doors. Figure: little chip at the hairline, gilding slightly rubbed, very good condition.