Gilded wooden figure of Buddha Amida
Price: € 5.800,00
Gilded wooden figure of Buddha Amida (Amitabha) sitting in meditation with the palms of his hands turned upwards and the thumbs touching each other (hokkai jōin, Dharma-realm meditation mudra).
The head with inlayed eyes has fine carved curls and crystals in the ushnisha (supernatural cranial protuberance) and in the forehead (urna).
Amida sits in front of a mandorla with its top slightly bowed towards the viewer on a lotus flower placed above a gilded hexagonal wooden throne.
See age test.
Early edo Period.
Total H. : approx. 90 cm.
Buddha H. : 33 cm.
Throne : W. : 38 cm, D : 28 cm.