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Japanese Buddhist Art Sixteen Good Spirits Deity Edo period 19th C.

Japanese Buddhist Art Sixteen Good Spirits Deity Edo period 19th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 1338725

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Shaka (S:Sakyamuni) is seated on a throne beneath a jewelled canopy, flanked by the Bodhisattvas Fugen (S:Samantabhadra) and Monju (S:Manjusri) mounted on an elephant and lion respectively. In attendance are four additional deities and the 'sixteen benevolent deities' (J:Juroku zenjin), in rows of eight on either side. They protect the 'Daihannya haramitta kyo', the Sutra of Great Wisdom.

The painting is in reasonable condition consistent with great age with some marks and crease are are present. Some marks, crease and frays are present on the mounting. Some damage are also present on the paulownia wood storage box.

Painting: W18 1/4” x L40 3/8” (W46.5cm x L102.5cm)
Scroll: W23 7/8” x L69 5/8” (W60.5cm x L177cm)