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Scroll, Fugen bosatsu on elephant throne, Japan

Scroll, Fugen bosatsu on elephant throne, Japan


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1700: Item # 839555

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Hanging scroll with image in ink, red, gofun and gold on paper of the bodhisattva Fugen in twenty-armed form sitting on a lotus throne guarded by the four guardian kings each standing on the head of an elephant, the whole being carried by a crowd of elephants. The black outlines printed, the image subsequently colored by hand. To the lower left the name of the donor: Reiun Jogan. Japan, Muromachi period.
Painted area: 21.4 x 12.75 inches (54.3 x 32.2 cm). Total length: 56.25 inches (142.9 cm).
Several restored damages, consistent with its age.