Enso and Calligraphy on Silver Leaf (by NISSHU)

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Zen-ga: Japanese screen in black ink (sumi) on silver leaf (ginpaku) applied paper, with paper hinges, textile border and wooden molding, featuring an enso, the quintessential Zen Buddhist symbol, with calligraphic inscription: "jiki shin nin shin, ken sho jo butsu" - "look inside your deepest place; when you meet it you will be a buddha". Signed NISSHU.

Origin: Japan
Period: Showa, Mid-20th Century
Dimensions: 28.5 Inches High x 73.75 Inches Wide

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