Standing Amida Nyorai (Amitabha), Wood


Standing Amida Nyorai (Amitabha), Wood

Sculpture / Kamakura

Kamakura period, 13th-14th century

Wood with gold pigment, cut gold leaf, and inlaid crystal eyes

高81.8 台座高42.4


This depiction of the Buddha Amitabha was common from the Kamakura period (1192-1333), when faith in him reached unprecedented popularity. He is shown leaning forward, welcoming a dying believer into his Buddhist paradise."

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