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Amida, the Buddha of Infinite Light

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Provenance

Purchased from Tamai Kyujiro, dealer in Nara, by Francis Gardner Curtis, 1911

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Amida nyorai ryuzo

Japanese, Kamakura period, Latter half of the 13th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 39: no. 39

Dimensions

79.5 cm (31 5/16 in.) (height of figure)

Accession Number

12.129

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with gold and inlaid crystal; joined woodblock construction

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture