Color image of a Japanese bronze Amida Buddha, undated.

Japanese bronze Amida Buddha

Cast bronze Amida Buddha figure shows evidence of blackish red paint and gilding [this is a National Bureau of Standards color]. The figure is seated cross-legged on a hexagonal base with the left upturned palm in the lap and the right hand resting on the right knee with fingers touching the ground. The head of the figure has Asian features with elongated ear lobes and topknot typical of Buddha representations. The statue is marked "Bronze/ 19th Century/ John Bradstreet/ Collection". The sculpture was acquired by Samuel A. Trubshaw as a collector for John S. Bradstreet & Co., Minneapolis, Minn.

John Scott Bradstreet, Lotus Table, ca. 1903–1907, cypress wood, Minneapolis Institute of Art.

John Scott Bradstreet, Lotus Table

John Scott Bradstreet, Lotus Table, ca. 1903–1907, cypress wood, Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Exhibition room at the Minneapolis Institute of Art featuring objects designed by John S. Bradstreet and Company, including a green velvet window curtain with matching valance, ca. 1904.

Exhibition room at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Exhibition room at the Minneapolis Institute of Art featuring objects designed by John S. Bradstreet and Company, including a green velvet window curtain with matching valance, ca. 1904.

Arts and Crafts cypress cabinet designed by John Scott Bradstreet in 1904.

Arts and Crafts cypress cabinet

Arts and Crafts cypress cabinet designed by John Scott Bradstreet in 1904.

Black and white photograph of John S. Bradstreet and Sam Trubshaw (one of his designers) in the Crafthouse Japanese garden, ca. 1910.

John S. Bradstreet and Sam Trubshaw

John S. Bradstreet and Sam Trubshaw (one of his designers) in the Crafthouse Japanese garden, ca. 1910.

Black and white photograph of the garden of the Bradstreet House, 327 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, ca. 1918.

Garden of the Bradstreet House

The garden of the Bradstreet House, 327 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, ca. 1918.

Black and white photograph of the Bradstreet House, 327 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, ca. 1918.

The Bradstreet House

The Bradstreet House, 327 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, ca. 1918.

Oil on canvas painting of John S. Bradstreet. Painting by Edwin Hawley Hewitt, 1913.

Oil on canvas painting of John S. Bradstreet

Oil on canvas painting of John S. Bradstreet. Painting by Edwin Hawley Hewitt, 1913.

Black and white photograph of John S. Bradstreet and Company, 327 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, ca. 1910.

John S. Bradstreet and Company

John S. Bradstreet and Company, 327 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, ca. 1910.

Black and white photograph of the showroom at Bradstreet, Thurber & Company, 513 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, 1891.

Bradstreet, Thurber & Company showroom

Interior view of the showroom at Bradstreet, Thurber & Company, 513 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, 1891.

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