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Breathtaking Buddhist Butsudan - Gilt wooden altar with Amida Buddha 阿弥陀仏 - Japan - Edo Period (1600-1868)

Lot reference 30999129

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Good condition, see description - 32×26×9 cm

Object: Breathtaking Buddhist Butsudan
Material: Gilt wooden altar with Amida Buddha 阿弥陀仏
Period: Edo Period (1600-1868)
Region/ Country of origin: Japan
Attribution: Original
Condition: Good condition, see description
Dimensions: 32×26×9 cm

Magnificent beautiful Buddhist Butsudan with Amida Buddha 阿弥陀仏, Buddha of infinite light and life

Japan, ca. 1750, EDO period

A rare Japanese Buddhist shrine in remarkable condition given the age. See for example the impressive mandorla decorated with stylized clouds and beautiful Lotus Throne. Signs of aging (e.g. one missing foot, left hand missing, few broken vingers of right hand and one door has been repaired with iron wire).

Dimensions Butsudan approx.:
32 cm high, 26 cm wide (open), 11,5 cm wide (closed), depth 9 cm

Amida, Buddha is a celestial buddha according to the scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism. Amida possesses infinite merits resulting from good deeds over countless past lives. Amida is the head of the Lotus family.

An exceptional collectors item and hard to come by especially of this beauty/age.

Will be carefully packaged/sent by registered mail.

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Catawiki member since September 15, 2019, received 17 reviews in total (17 in last 12 months)

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  • Excellent item ! Professional packaging ! Timely delivery. I am fully satisfied.

    user-0b098b6 January 17, 2020

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    Goede ervaring. Goede omschrijving van het object, snelle communicatie. Het pakket werd direct verstuurd en was goed verpakt.
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    Todo en orden, muchas gracias
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    Super verpackt - das wirklich sehr empfindliche Teil kam unbeschadet an.
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    user-6ee6a1d December 4, 2019

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    user-3d1359a November 25, 2019

  • Beautiful and all efficiently done . Thanks.

    user-6c64c23 November 18, 2019

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    bybo November 16, 2019

  • The package arrived in beautiful shape. It was so well packed that I am sure it could have been driven over and survived. I am very pleased with the alter, the prompt service & packaging.

    user-0fd678d November 13, 2019

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    100% Perfect! Great communication. Fast and safe delivery. Highly recommended seller, that provides high standard and quality. Amazing and extremely secure packaging. Well done in every possible way.
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    atlas6666 October 24, 2019

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    Rapide et professionnel. Excellent service.
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    Binnen 2 dagen geleverd, uitstekend verpakt en overgekomen
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    thierry-albouy October 3, 2019

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Switzerland $33.27
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