1493 Antique Japanese Pure Land Painting Scroll - Pair

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An elaborate pair of Japanese Pure Land scrolls

Extravagantly detailed and well planned color palette.

The charts are complex and need further research

Seed syllable depictions of the Womb World (Taizokai Mandara) and companion Diamond World (Kongokai Mandara).

Beneath are the 8 Patriachs.

150 x 50.5 cm each.

Paints on paper with silk borders.

Estimated to be late 19th/early20th century

Good condition - with some wear and repairs present.

 


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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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