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Native Name:
Kakemono
Object Number:
29-96-495
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Section:
Asian
Iconography:
Buddhist Temple
Monk
Buddhist Monk
Description:
Paper Kakemono. Seated Kobo Daishi (Kukai) sits in a red chair holding a vajra and prayer beads. Dainichi Nyorai appears above in two positions at right and left.

Above in the center, a gilded disc appears with Sanskrit characters inside supported by a lotus under an ornamental canopy. A lotus bud or leaf form, striped green, gold, red, white and blue forms an immediate background for figures - entire background is black with gold rays. Good condition.
Length:
150cm
Width:
54cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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