Lot 2039. Four exceptional, with Luohan, painted Bodhi tree leaves

Starting price: € 2 000
Auction date: 04.12.2018   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2039 | Four exceptional, with Luohan, painted Bodhi tree leaves
China. Qing Dynasty. 18./19. Century

Leaves of the Bodhi tree (ficus religiosa) painted with Indian ink, pigments and Gold. The four sheets show Buddhist Luohan, due to their attributes identifiable
. They are dressed in wide robes and wearing a Buddhist
kasaya-Robe. Nantimitolo, the dragon Slayer sitting on a rock, and turns the pearl,
with the help of which he can pass on the dragon in front of you. Nandimitra holds an alms bowl, from the
Smoke penetrates materialized in a pagoda. Panthaka carries a stick and has
with the Hand is pointing. Nakula is sitting under a rock on a large leaf and has a
Prayer chain in the Left. Approx. 17 x 13.5 cm. Glued on paper. Behind the glass of the x 26cm framed with passe-partout, frame 36. Condition A/B. paper, with slight traces of moisture.
Provenance:
-Private Collection, North Rhine-Westphalia. For 40 years family-owned. Trade Richard Kemmer, Bad Homburg acquired in the art.
-According to the art dealer, in the possession of the last German Emperor Wilhelm II (1859-1941) in the Dutch exile Huis Doorn

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