Lot 20. A WOOD FIGURE OF AMIDA NYORAI (AMITABHA)

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Auction date:22.09.2020   10:00 UTC -04:00
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Lot 20 | A WOOD FIGURE OF AMIDA NYORAI (AMITABHA)
A WOOD FIGURE OF AMIDA NYORAI (AMITABHA)

MUROMACHI PERIOD (15TH CENTURY)

Carved and assembled from cypress wood in yosegi zukuri technique and modeled as the Amida Buddha seated in lotus position, the right hand raised in abhayamudra and the left held in dhyanamudra, the hair arranged in small, snail-shaped spiral curls (rahotsu), wearing a robe open at the torso and falling in pleats, the body applied with lacquer, inlaid jewels on the forehead and in the hair, the inlaid crystal eyes painted with black pupils ringed in red

20 1/8 in. (51.1 cm.) high

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