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.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
You may also be interested in these objects:
Select objects to add to My Finds list using
- You have no items in My Finds