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Gilt-Wood Amida Nyorai Buddha Edo 17/18 c.

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1700: Item # 1268432

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Amida Nyorai, the Buddha of the Western Paradise, seated upon a lotus-form dais with hands placed centrally on the lap in the Amida jo-in concentration mudra. Sculpted from Japanese cypress with yosegi-zukuri joined-block construction, the eyes of inset crystal and the entirety finished in lacquer and gold leaf, the overarching funagata-style mandorla and multi-tiered plinth forming an original ensemble with the Buddha figure. Early- to mid-Edo Period ca. 1700.

Height, including mandorla and plinth: 49 cm
Height of Buddha figure only: 20.5 cm
Width of plinth: 27 cm
Depth of plinth: 21.5 cm