From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-198-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Buddhist
Provenience Japan
Date Made 18th Century
Section Asian
Technique Painted
Iconography Kannon | Kannon Bosatsu | Abhaya Mudra | Bodhisattva

Temple hanging scroll. Illuminated painting of Kannon Bosatsu. Her headdress contains a standing Amida Buddha. She is seated in a traditional Bodhisattva posture against a circular white nimbus and halo. She holds a lotus flower emblem in her left hand while the right hand is in the abhaya mudra (Jp: semui-in). Above appears the Sanskrit character, Sa, representing the seed symbol for Kannon Bosatsu.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. John L. LeConte & Robert G. LeConte, 1914
Other Number Getz 280 - Other Number

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