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Stone (Granite) Gorinto/Amida Buddha Stupa Itahi Muromachi 16 c.

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Daikyocho 27
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0015

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Gorinto (5-tiered stupa) and a seated Amida Buddha sculpted in shallow relief from granite. Late-Muromachi/Momoyama Period ca. 1550. Minor old loss, with softening of the lines and contours overall.

Height: 60 cm
Width: 29 cm
Depth: 14.5 cm
Packaged weight: 43 kg.

An intriguing itahi-form stupa sculpted from a gray-hued granite, featuring a gorinto and an Amida Buddha seated upon a tall base. Exceedingly uncommon.