Figure. Amida Buddha, standing on base; hollow image with realistic drapery. Made of lacquered wood with crystal; with traces of gold: made by assembling separately carved pieces of wood ('yosegi zukuri' technique); crystal eyes inserted from behind before head was complete.

An00021047 001 l

People

Acquired From
Art Fund to The British Museum, as NACF
Depicted
Amitābha

Place

In Gallery
G93/case4F, 23 Oct 2006
Made In
Japan

Time

Acquired In
1945
Made
13thC
Period/Culture
Kamakura Period

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