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Buddhist Painting Depicting Four-armed Kundali

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
497
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Buddhist Painting Depicting Four-armed Kundali, Japan, standing on a pair of lion-beasts, with the Wheel of Law and a long staff in his hands, wearing a tiger skin skirt, his body ornamented with trinkets of coiled snakes and skulls, accompanied by two women in Heian-period dress and four animal-head guardians, ink, color, and gold on silk, the rods decorated with carved scroll designs, painting 35 x 15 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

multiple tears on silk mount and painting; loss of color; multiple signs of silk deterioration; trace of repairs to the back.


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