• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 600

    Anonymous (14th-15th century)

    Godairiki bosatsu (The five great bodhisattvas of power)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Anonymous (14th-15th century)
    Godairiki bosatsu (The five great bodhisattvas of power)
    Hanging scroll; ink, color and gold on silk
    36 5/8 x 18¼in. (93 x 46.5cm.)


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    For another painting of the Godairiki bosatsu, see Nakano Genzo, ed., Godai myoo zo (Images of the five great wisdom kings), vol. 378 of Nihon no bijutsu (Arts of Japan) (Tokyo: Shibundo, 1997), pl. 31.

    Provenance

    Horeisan Jingoji Temple