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Sengai Gibon (1750 - 1837)

Lot 227: Sengai Gibon (1750-1837)

Christie's

September 18, 2008
New York, NY, US

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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.)

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).

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September 18, 2008, 10:00 AM EST

New York, NY, US