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A GILT- AND BLACK-LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF A BOSATSU
1.200 € - 1.800 €
Description:Japan, Edo period
H. 63 cm (S.)
Standing with his right leg slightly trusted forward on a lotus base placed on a rock, his right hand lowered in varadamudra while the left is holding a metal staff, wearing various garments including underskirt tied around the waist and falling down in parallel running pleats, cape draped around his shoulders, its streamers encircling the arms, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows, his hairdo combed in a chignon secured with a metal crown and a large mandorla behind carved in relief with cloud motifs.
South German private collection, since more than 30 years with the present owners
Minor damages due to age