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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 723

    A large gilt wood figure of Amida raigo


    Price Realised  


    A large gilt wood figure of Amida raigo
    18th/19th century
    The buddha carved in yosigi zukuri-technique, dessed in flowing robes with scarves around the shoulders and arms, his hand in the raigo-in-position ("welcoming to paradise"), his face with meditative expression, pierced elongated earlobes and dark blue coloured curled hairdress, the eyes, the una and the ushnisha-pearl in the hair in glass, standing on a separate carved lotus base above a lying karashishi with inlaid glass eyes, the whole on a large round step-like pedestal decorated with engraved gilt metal kanagu and large stylised lotus leaves, a large mandorla carved with clouds behind the buddha, slight damage
    215 cm high

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    Pre-Lot Text

    From the estate of Christian Fischbacher, Zürich

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