A monumental gilt-wood sculpture of Amida Buddha

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Object Description

A wood and gilt sculpture of Amida Nyorai (Amitābha) seated on a lotus stand with a zuko (halo)

The head is adorned with crystals representing the byakugo (white spiralling hair) on the forehead and the nikkei-shu (red jewel on the protrusion on top of the Buddha’s head). The right arm raised and the left arm extended with the forefinger and thumb of each hand forming a circle in the raigō-in mudra, welcoming the believer into Amida’s Great Western Paradise.

Japan 11th/12th century Heian period

Dimensions:
Figure: H. 88cm x W. 71cm x D. 49.5cm (34¾” x 28” x 19½”)
Figure with stand and halo: H. 134cm x W. 95cm x D. 77cm (53” x 37½” x 30½”)

Provenance: Most probably from the collection of Nansho-in temple, Japan, circa 1729

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