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Painting of Kannon and bodhisattva, Japan, Edo period

Painting of Kannon and bodhisattva, Japan, Edo period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1900: Item # 413903

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Small painting of the 11headed Kannon standing on a lotus, flanked by Bishamonten and Fudo Myoo. In the front two red colored Nio are guarding the deities. Inscription on the central base reads: Ichijoten (name of the temple hall), junsan koichi hongu. The inscription on the bottom reads: Kazusa Shibayama Ten‘ozan Kan‘on kyoji. Black ink and colors on paper. Edo period, 19th century. Rollers cut off and framed in mounting.
Painted area: 22 7/8 x 10 9/16 inches; frame: 29 ½ x 12 ¼ inches.
Paper slightly creased and rubbed at places, some pigment loss on creases, otherwise good condition.