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Standing figure of Bodhisattva, Japan, 18/19th c.

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Standing figure of Bodhisattva, Japan, 18/19th c.
$ 2,000

Wooden sculpture of a Bodhisattva, his body slightly bent forward and hands folded in prayer as Seishi bosatsu does in the Amida raigo. Perhaps, though, he is a monk or priest. Skin parts (head, arms, chest) in gilt lacquer, eyes glass, garment richly decorated in red and light blue with gilded dragons, and with gilding around the seams. The man is standing on a square base that was added. Stains on his head suggest that formerly there may have been jewelry. Japan, around 1800.
Height with base ca. 13.75 inches (ca. 35 cm).
Good condition. Slight crumbling of the red lacquer and the gold here and there in the garment.


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