A Japanese grey sandstone stele  Edo period
Lot 421
A Japanese grey sandstone stele Edo period
AU$ 5,000 - 6,000
US$ 4,700 - 5,600
Lot Details
A Japanese grey sandstone stele
Edo period
carved with a figure of Buddha Amitabha seated in dhyanasansa with arms folded in dhyanamudra, a contemplative expression with gentle smile and wearing a loose robe, on his right a figure of the monk Kobo Daishi (弘法大師) depicted holding his dorje and rosary, both are seated beneath an overhanging gable, raised on a pedestal base carved with scrolling leaf motifs, 57cm wide 22cm deep 76cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Okunoin Temple, Mt Koya-san.
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