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Lot *1171

A VERY LARGE AND MASSIVE BRONZE FIGURE OF SEATED AMIDA BUDDHA

Estimated Value:

25.000 € - 35.000 €

Result:

incl. Premium and VAT

Description:

Japan, late Edo/Meiji period
ca. 82 x 67 x 56 cm
Seated in vajrasana with both hands resting on his lap in dhyanamudra, wearing monastic garment including an underskirt, a wide-sleeved mantle covering both shoulders falling down his body and legs in large pleats, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows that run into the nose-bridge, raised urna at his forehead, smiling lips, elongated earlobes and the curled hairdo continuing into the low ushnisha.
From a private collection in southern Germany, according to the owner acquired in the early 1990s from Koller in Zurich - Traces of age, wear, slightly chipped