Amida Noyrai Buddha Zushi Butsudan - Gold Gilt, Laquered Wood - Japan - Mid Edo Period 江戸時代 (early 1800s)

Description
Amida Noyrai Buddha Zushi Butsudan - Gold Gilt, Laquered Wood - Japan - Mid Edo Period 江戸時代 (early 1800s)
26cms. Good condition, see description

This is a beautiful, rare, genuine Japanese Buddhist antique from the late 18th to early 19th century, corresponding to the Edo period (江戸時代 Edo jidai) This is a laquered wood and gold gilt, Amida Nyorai Buddha Zushi Butsudan

Originally part of an old Japanese family shrine, from a old rural estate sell, imported directly from Japan by me.

The finely carved Buddha with exceptional details to the face and robes for such a small carving, has a serene expression, characteristic blue hair ( now faded) flowing robes, and a floral manora symbolizing his radiant aura behind him. His hands in benevolent mudras. He stands on a plinth mounted lotus throne, all gold gilded. The Zushi has copper/brass fittings including hinges.

A wonderful statue for the collector, altar, or an impressive interior design statement.

CONDITION:

Zushi: Good. Patina, wear, small scratches, fading, chipping, dust. Minor loss, discolouration, chipping and fading of gold gilt, wood and laquer. Repairs/Restoration to hinges inner surface on right door, minor damage around hinges.

Statue: Good. Patina, wear, small scratches, dust, discolouration, fading, chipping, loss and flaking of gold gilt and laquer, all usual for age/wear. Statue is not removable.

Please see the photos as they form part of the description.

AGE/ORIGIN:
Late 18th, Early 19th Century. Mid to Late Edo Period (江戸時代 Edo jidai) (1790-1820s) Japan. Japanese Antique Dealer. Details available to buyer.

DIMENSIONS:

Zushi box open:

Height: 26cm /10 inches approximately
Width : 23cms /8 inches approximately
Depth 9cms /4.5 inches approximately

(please see photos for other helpful measurements )

UNPACKED WEIGHT:

350g approximately

Carefully packaged and shipped tracked and signed insured. Extra packaging is required to protect this item.

Lot details
Object
Butsudan
Material
Gilt lacquered wood
Period
Edo Period (1600-1868)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
Amida Noyrai Buddha Zushi -Gold Gilt & Laquer Wood
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
230×260×90 mm
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