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Happy Buddha's Big Belly Wall Scroll


Happy Buddha's Big Belly Wall Scroll
150cm
59"
69.8cm
27½"

Approximate Measurements

Painting: 51.6cm x 97.5cm  ≈  20¼" x 38¼"

Silk Scroll: 60.8cm x 150cm  ≈  24" x 59"

Width at Wooden Knobs: 69.8cm  ≈  27½"

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Happy Buddha's Big Belly

Happy Buddha's Big Belly Wall Scroll close up view

Close up view of the artwork mounted to this silk brocade wall scroll

Title Information

CharacterPinyinMeaning
zhāozhāoAttract
caicaiMoney
jinjinComing In
bǎobǎoTreasure

This depicts the Happy Buddha. The actual title in Chinese is "Zhao Cai Jin Bao", which literally means "Bringing Money and Treasures". It's a good luck title that suggests this painting will bring such treasures to you.

The characters written on this scroll go on to suggest that a big belly can tolerate all intolerable things in the world. And a second line suggests that a smiling face is best used to make all the good people in the world to laugh with you.

About the Art...

This is a very detailed painting that is mounted to a silk wall scroll. A lot of work went into this. It actually takes the artist almost a full day to complete.

You won't be disappointed if you become the owner of this work of art. I guarantee it personally or your money back.


About the Artist...

The artist's name is Jing Bin. He was born in Guanxi Province (southern China). His specialty is paintings of mythological and historical figures of ancient China.

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Mar 19th, 2013

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Typical Gallery Price: $200.00

$68.88

SOLD