Paper Kakemono. Seated Kobo Daishi in a red chair, a saint in two positions above at right and left, above center, a gilded disc with Japanese letters (a crest?) supported by lotus under 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.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
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