Standing Amida Noyrai Buddha 阿弥陀如来 - Gold Gilt, Lacquer, and Wood - Japan - Shōwa era 昭和 - 1960s (Showa period)

Standing Amida Noyrai Buddha 阿弥陀如来 - Gold Gilt, Lacquer, and Wood - Japan - Shōwa era 昭和 - 1960s (Showa period)
33.5cms. Good condition, see description

This is a beautiful, vintage, small, Amida Nyorai Buddha 阿弥陀如来 in gold gilt lacquered wood, from Japan, from the late Shōwa era 昭和( 1926-1989)- the 1960s approximately.

Made by a Busshi, a traditional Japanese Buddhist Image maker, The Buddha with iconic blue coloured hair, stands on a lotus throne and plinth, with hands in sacred mudras. Green painted lotus petals blossom from the pedestal. Behind him a floral manora symbolizing his radiant aura. He wears the robes of an enlightened Buddha.

It is hand carved from a different sections of wood, then laquered and gilded in gold leaf.

A delightful Collectors piece, powerful Buddhist Altar statue, gift, or powerful interior design statement.

Stored under Buddhist conditions in my meditation room, in my Buddhist Retreat studio.

CONDITION: Good. Wear, patina, dust, dirt, blemishes, some minor loss and fading of gilt, fading and loss of colour and painting on face, small scratches, all consistent with use, type and age of manufacture.

AGE: Second half 20th century ( 1960s approximately ) Shōwa era 昭和.

ORIGIN: Japan. From a Japanese Antique Dealer. Details on request.


Height :335mm / 13 inch approximately
Width: 110mm / 4 inch approximately
Depth : 80mm / 3 inch approximately

Unpacked Weight:
385g approximately

Carefully packaged and shipped tracked and signed insured.

Lot details
Gilt wood
1960s (Showa period)
Region/ Country of origin
Title of artwork
Amida Noyrai Buddha -Gilt Laquer Wood
Good condition, see description
110×335×80 mm
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in