Statue - Gilt lacquered wood - Dhyana Shaka Noyrai Buddha - Gold Gilt, Ritual Colour, and Lacquer Wood - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Description
Statue - Gilt lacquered wood - Dhyana Shaka Noyrai Buddha - Gold Gilt, Ritual Colour, and Lacquer Wood - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)
Good condition, see description - 90×275×120 mm

This is a beautiful, rare, genuine Japanese antique Buddha. Over a 100 years old, from the early 20th Century or late 19th century ( corresponding to the Meiji Era 明治時代 1868-1912)

This is a laquered wood, gold gilt, ritual colour, Dhyana Shaka Noyrai Buddha 釈迦如来 hand carved by a traditional 'Busshi' 仏師 ( a Buddhist Image maker).

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

The Buddha is gilded, has faded ritual blue colour hair, ritual red spot, and a floral detachable manora symbolizing his radiant aura. His hands in Dhyana Mudra ( meditation position) in his lap. He sits on a plinth mounted lotus throne, all originally gold gilded, now mostly faded and worn.. The gilt on the Buddha is still very much time intact and reflects the light beautifully.

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

CONDITION:

Good. Patina, wear, small scratches, small chips, fading, dust. Discolouration, loss, wear and fading of gold gilt and colour, all usual for age/wear and age of manufacture.

AGE/ORIGIN:
Early 20th Century/late 19th century.
Meiji Era 明治時代 (1868-1912) Japan.

PROVENANCE :Japan. Japanese Antique Dealer. Details on request.

DIMENSIONS:

Height: 27.5cm/11 inches approximately
Width: 12cm/4.75 inches approximately
Length : 9cm /3.5 inches approximately

(please see photos)

UNPACKED WEIGHT:

300g/10 oz approximately

Carefully packaged and shipped tracked and signed insured.

Lot details
Object
Statue
Material
Gilt lacquered wood
Period
Meiji period (1868-1912)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
Dhyana Shaka Noyrai Buddha - Gold Gilt, Ritual Colour, and Lacquer Wood
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
90×275×120 mm
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