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Image of the Buddha

Auction:
2204
Lot:
1185
Sold for:
$823$700

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Auction:
Sale #2204 - 2204
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 19, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Image of the Buddha, Japan, Edo period, probably 18th century, seated figure of Amida on a double lotus throne, a cloud halo at the back, surface covered in gold lacquer, (minor loss), ht. 17 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Japan, Ancient Greek art, Buddhism, Christian iconography, Halo, Iconography, Lacquer