Seated Shaka Nyorai (Sakyamuni)


Seated Shaka Nyorai (Sakyamuni)

Sculpture / Heian

Heian period, 9th-10th century

Wood with gold leaf

高64.5 台座高36.4


This depiction of Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism, was carved from a single block of wood. The fullness of the body and the somber expression are characteristics of Japanese sculpture in the 9th century."

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