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Lot 683

A GILT- AND BLACK- LACQUERED WOOD FIGURE OF BUDDHA AMIDA

Estimated Value:

20.000 € - 30.000 €

Schätzpreis:

20.000 €

Description:

Japan, Heian period
H. 45 cm (o.s.) / 75,5 cm
Standing in samabhanga with both hands showing the vitarkamudra, wearing monastic garments including underskirt and a mantle covering both shoulders falling down his body in concentric and parallel pleats, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows, inlaid urna at his forehead, moustache and goatee framing his lips finely painted in black, pierced elongated earlobes, his curled hairdo continuing into the ushnisha and set with a bead inlaid ratna at its front.
From a European private collection, acquired prior to 2007 - Traces of age, partly chipped, slightly rest.
The result of the C14 test of RCD Lockinge, UK, No. 10083 (05.10.2023) is consistent with the dating of the lot