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September 19, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Buddhist Hanging Scroll Depicting Amitabha Buddha

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


Buddhist Hanging Scroll Depicting Amitabha Buddha, Korea, early 20th century, seated cross-legged in dhyanasana on a lotus flower, his left hand placed his lap with the palm up, his right holding a small swastika symbol with thumb and index fingers, rendered against a round radiating multi-bordered aureole and a green halo around his head, two red rectangular cartouches painted to bottom edge, some areas thickly painted and some left unpainted, mineral pigments on brown hemp, on a paper support (discolored),35 3/8 x 41 1/2 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

in good condition with minor cracking to pigment layers.

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