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Lot 685

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

Estimated Value:

8.000 € - 12.000 €

Result:

10.360 € incl. Premium and VAT

Description:

Japan, Muromachi period
H. 19,5 / 49,5 cm
Standing in samabhanga on a separate carved lotus base placed on an octagonal throne, both hands in vitarkamudra, wearing a monastic garment including an underskirt revealing his feet and a mantle covering both shoulders falling down in concentric and parallel pleats, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows, inlaid urna at his forehead, smiling lips, pierced elongated earlobes and the curled hairdo continuing into the ushnisha.
From a European private collection, acquired prior to 2007 - Traces of age, partly chipped, minor rest.
The result of the C14 test of RCD Lockinge, UK, No. 10085 (05.10.2023) is consistent with the dating of the lot