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Impressive Gilt Wood Lacquer Seishi Bosatsu
High 47 cm.
Edo period, 18th Century.
Impressive Gilt Wood Lacquer Seishi Bosatsu, Guardian of Wisdom One of Strength and Vigor Attendant to Amida, resting on lotus pedestal, standing before large flame- shaped mandorla carved with swirling clouds, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows that run into the nose-bridge, smiling lips, the hair combed in a chignon secured with an elaborate ajour tara with a minute figure of a standing Buddha Amitabha to the front.