KARURA FLAME

 

 

KARURA FLAME – Japanese Buddhist wood carving halo 19c (Dealer: titcoRet) – Profound Buddhist wooden object of “Karura flame” known as a flaming nimbus (halo) of ‘Karura’ (‘Garuda’ as a divine creature with human torso and birdlike head in Japanese Hindu-Buddhist mythology), arranged to attach with metal fittings at backside in later years for hanging itself on the wall without the missing figure by its predecessor. Edo-Meiji period, 19th century. Aged deterioration with some wormholes and lacks as is. approx. H 56cm (22.04in)

 

 

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