24 March 2010,
Price realised USD 37,500
USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
A standing wood figure of Yakushi Nyorai (Bhaisajyaguru)
Kamakura period (13th-14th century)
Holding a medicine jar in the palm of the left hand, with right hand raised, palm facing out, in the mudra bestowing fearlessness
18¾in. (47.6cm.); base 3in. (7.6cm.) approx.
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