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Scroll painting, Benzaiten, Japan Edo period, 1700s

Scroll painting, Benzaiten, Japan Edo period, 1700s


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1800: Item # 1262407

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Hanging scroll. The eight-armed deity, bearing arms and jewels, and a coiled snake (the deity Ugajin) on her head, sits on a lotus-leaf-seat, flanked by Daikoku. Before her are the 15 disciples, or jugo doji. Ink, mineral colors, gold and gofun on silk. Japan, Edo period, 18th century.
Painted area: H 37 in. x W 15 in.
Mounting severely damaged. Painting with few horizontal crack in middle section and short one at the upper left, gofun rubbed, all in all very good original condition (no restorations).
Comes with wooden storage box (no inscription, not original)