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Estimate: 3'800 GBP   |   Starting price: 2'800 GBP Online bidding closed
A LARGE LACQUERED AND GILT CARVED WOOD STANDING FIGURE OF AMIDA BUDDHA
Edo period, dated to 1740


A LARGE LACQUERED AND GILT CARVED WOOD STANDING FIGURE OF AMIDA BUDDHA
Edo period, dated to 1740
106 cm high

The deity with the right hand raised with the thumb and index fingers in the yogan mudra gesture and the left hand lowered with the palm facing outward, standing on a lotus flower posed on an hexagonal base elaborately carved with geometric and floral motifs and naturalistically rendered waves, the figure backed by a large mandorla decorated with sinuous clouds, near the left shoulder of the god an inscription with the date of the fifth year of the Genbun era (1736-1741).

Provenance: the property of a gentleman

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