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Buddhist Painting Depicting a Bosatsu Figure

Auction:
3046T
Lot:
1235
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Discovery - 3046T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 07, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Buddhist Painting Depicting a Bosatsu Figure, Japan, Kamakura period style, standing on a lotus base, a flamed halo around his head, ink and color on silk, framed, painting 33 1/2 x 14 in.
Estimate $700-900

extensive loss of pigments and details, severe deterioration to silk with tears, traces of extensive repaires and retouches.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Japan, Arts, Buddhism, Buddhism in Japan, Buddhist art in Japan, Digital media, Halo, Important Cultural Properties of Japan, Military science fiction, National Treasures of Japan, Nichiren Buddhism

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