Standing Wooden Amida Buddha - Wood - Buddhist figure - Japan - Shōwa period (1926-1989)

Description
Standing Wooden Amida Buddha - Wood - Buddhist figure - Japan - Shōwa period (1926-1989)
Fair condition (restored), see description - 64×25×17.5 cm

Standing wooden Amida Buddha with a dark patina and traces of gold lacquer.
In four parts.

The Amida Buddha shows the raigō-in gesture.
Raigō means welcome in Japanese.
Raigō-in is the hand gesture with which the Amida Buddha welcomes those who enter the Pure Land.
(In Sanskrit this is the Vitarka Mudra.)

Condition: The Buddha seems to be glued again along the length.
Some green leaves of the throne are missing.
Part of the throne is glued again.


Lot will be carefully packaged and sent by registered post.

Lot details
Object
Standing Wooden Amida Buddha
Material
Wood
Period
Shōwa period (1926-1989)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Theme/ depiction
Buddhist figure
Condition
Fair condition (restored), see description
Dimensions
64×25×17.5 cm
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