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Yama and Yami

Inscription

On reverse, in red ink, mantras.

Provenance

1913, with a Mr. Re, China; October 5, 1913, sold by Mr. Re to Koichi Hayasaki (b. 1874 - d. 1956) and taken to Japan [see note 1]; December, 1913, shipped to Boston and purchased by the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1914) NOTES: [1] Koichi Hayasaki served as the MFA's purchasing agent in China.

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund

Tibetan, about 17th century

Object Place

Tibet

Accession Number

14.83

Medium or Technique

Distemper on cotton, mounted with silk brocade and wood dowels

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings