A MINIATURE GILT-BRONZE BUDDHIST TRIAD
The Property of Gotō Shinshudō
A MINIATURE GILT-BRONZE BUDDHIST TRIAD

NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY (AD 386-534)

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A MINIATURE GILT-BRONZE BUDDHIST TRIAD
NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY (AD 386-534)
The central figure of Buddha is shown standing on a lotus base, with right hand raised in abhayamudra and left hand in varadamudra, between two bodhisattvas, his head encircled by a nimbus surrounded by the petal-shaped aureole cast with flames.
3 ¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high
Provenance
Mayuyama & Co., Tokyo, prior to 1983.
Literature
Museum Yamato Bunkakan, East Asian Gilt Bronze Buddhist Figures, Nara, 1999, p. 40, no. 20.
Exhibited
Nara, Museum Yamato Bunkakan, East Asian Gilt Bronze Buddhist Figures, 1999, no. 20.

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