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Painting of taima mandara, Japan, Edo/Meiji period

Painting of taima mandara, Japan, Edo/Meiji period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1900: Item # 414339

Please refer to our stock # 10298 when inquiring.
  
$ 1,200

Relative small image of taima mandara. Sitting Amida Buddha and the Western Paradise are depicted in the middle. Surrounding this image are the Sixteen Contemplations of Queen Vaidehi and the story of Prince Ajatasatru. The whole is enclosed by a painted border of flowers on a red background. Originally scroll painting, the rollers cut off and framed in its brocade mounting. Black ink, color and gold on silk. Japan, 19th century.
Painted area: 17 ¾ x 14 ¾ inches; frame: 30 5/8 x 21 3/8 inches.
Undamaged, very good condition.