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Katalognummer: AK0220-681
TWO PAINTINGS OF A BODHISATTVA ON A THRONE, MING
China, late 16th – mid-17th century. Ink and color on silk. The Bodhisattva, probably Akasagarbha, is portrayed seated on a sumptuous throne in front of a circular halo, flanked by four dragons, wearing long flowing and embroidered robes and an enameled gold crown, holding a scepter. (2)

Condition: Laid down on board. Darkened, some soiling, tears and creases, minor losses, abrasions. Some touch-ups. Old frame with losses to paint and traces of use.
Provenance: From a French estate. Old collector inventory number “C.337” to lower left.

Dimensions: 137 x 68 cm (the painting).

Auction result comparison: Compare with a portrayal of Akasagarbha Bodhisattva at Sotheby’s Paris on June 11th, 2019, in Arts d’Asie, lot 23.

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