The Buddha Amida


The Buddha Amida

Sculpture / Kamakura

Kamakura period, 13th century

Wood with gold paint, gold leaf, crystal

高97.0 光背高139.4 台座高50.0


Sculptures were usually made with pegs protruding from the soles of the feet, allowing them to be secured to their pedestals. The creators of this unusual work, however, omitted the pegs so they could inscribe the soles with sacred markings denoting this Buddhist deity as an enlightened being."

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