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Amida Noyrai Buddha 阿弥陀如来 - Gold Gilt, Lacquer, and Wood - Japan - Shōwa era 昭和 -Second half 20th century (1960s)

Lot reference 29006895

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22cms. Good condition, see description

Object: Statue (More lots)
Material: gilt wood
Period: Second half 20th century
Region/ Country of origin: Japan
Title of artwork: Amida Noyrai Buddha -Gilt Laquer Wood
Condition: Good condition, see description
Dimensions: 65×220×80 mm

This is a beautiful, vintage Amida Noyrai Buddha 阿弥陀如来 in gold gilt laquered 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. 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, blemishes, pitting, some minor loss and fading of gilt, 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.

DIMENSIONS: 

Height :220mm / 8.5 inch approximately
Width: 80mm / 3.5 inch approximately
Depth : 65mm / 2.5 inch approximately

Unpacked Weight:
200g approximately

Carefully packaged and shipped tracked and signed insured.

I originally trained as a Sculptor then Photographer in the 1980s. In the 90s I had a successful career as a young jewellery Designer In London. I produced collections for Boules, Miss Selfridge, and the Designer outlet Jess James in Soho. With an active interest in Buddhism and Taoism since my teens, I've been collecting Buddhist and Oriental Art since 2003. I source these pieces directly from Dealers in the UK, USA, Europe, and Japan. I've been personally on buying trips to the Far East. I restore lost gems to those bronzes with empty settings, and restore wooden Japanese Antiques where pieces are lost or broken. Many of pieces end up in private collections, altars, and even Buddhist Retreats and Temples. I consider both my restorations, and my collecting, as a meditation within the Karma Yoga tradition.

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    As always very nice items.! Perfect wrapping and shipping. My compliments again for this excellent seller.! Namaste
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    A very nice object. Perfect wrapping and shipping. Just a very good and correct seller. Namaste.!
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    OK, bien reçu la statue est très belle ,bien emballée et merci beaucoup...
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  • everything perfect, very responsible seller

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    La statuette est ancienne et belle,conforme à la description du vendeur.
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    Statuette très belle , très bien emballée, arrivée aujourd'hui. Merci beaucoup.
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