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Lot *1154

A GILT-WOOD FIGURE OF AMIDA BUDDHA

Estimated Value:

5.000 € - 8.000 €

Result:

incl. Premium and VAT

Description:

Japan, Muromachi period
H. 67 cm
Standing in samabhanga on a separate carved lotus base, both hands showing the vitarkamudra, wearing a monastic garment including an underskirt falling down his legs, a mantle covering both shoulders, both textiles finely painted in gilt with various musters, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast inlaid eyes below arched eyebrows that run into the nose-bridge, inlaid urna, elongated earlobes, the curled hairdo continuing into the ushnisha set with a ratna to its front and a separate carved flaming halo behind.
From an old South German private collection, acquired from Koller, Zurich, 2 June 1972 - Minimally dam., short age cracks