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September 19, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Two Buddhist Paintings of Illustrated Tales

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2843BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 19, 2015 11:00AM


Two Buddhist Paintings of Illustrated Tales, Thailand, 19th century, one from the Jakata, depicting Mahajanaka king rescued from the sea; and the other from the Life of Lord Buddha, depicting Siddhartha cutting his long hair to become a monk, both depicted in a panel bordered with floral and foliate bands, watercolor on paper with details in gold, framed and glazed, painting 15 1/2 x 12 1/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

cracking and flaking on pigment layers, loss of gold pigment, one with broken glass.

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