Dainishi Nyorai 大日如來
Gotokuji / Tokyo

This very old and wonderful model had suffered of the Haibutsu kishaku 廃仏毀釈, part of the shinbutsu bunri 神仏分離 Period after the Bakumatsu, beginning of Meiji: the end of the shogunate and end of the samurai
the Haibutsu kishaku is the period when a big part of the contains of japanese temples dedicated to buddhism were destroyed this model has the face, the crown, and the mudra totally destroyed, to leave the place for the Kokka Shintō 国家神道 (governmental new shinto)