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Lot 227: Sengai Gibon (1750-1837)

Est: $4,000 USD - $6,000 USDSold:
Christie'sSeptember 18, 2008New York, NY, US

Item Overview

Description

Sengai Gibon (1750-1837)
Iwashi biki (Fishing for sardines)
Signed Gaibosatsu and sealed Sengai
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
14 1/8 x 17 7/8in. (36 x 45.5.cm.)

Artist or Maker

Notes

The poem reads:

Namu Amida hotoke no ami no otsuna ni
Morezu hikarete itare kano kishi


Calling the name of Amida Buddha, all human beings can reach the next world pulled by the thick rope of the Buddha's net (ami).

Auction Details

Japanese & Korean Art

by
Christie's
September 18, 2008, 10:00 AM EST

20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY, 10020, US