From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-198-3
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Buddhist
Provenience Japan
Date Made 18th Century
Section Asian
Technique Painted
Iconography Seishi | Seishi Bosatsu | Bodhisattva
Inscription Language Sanskrit

Temple hanging scroll. Illuminated painting of Seishi Bosatsu. Her headress contains a water vase in it. Seishi is seated in an attitude and posture of a bodhisattva (Jp: Bosatsu) hands joined in prayer and posed against a white nimbus and halos. Above appears a sacred Sanskrit character, saku, the seed syllable for Seishi Bosatsu.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. John L. LeConte & Robert G. LeConte, 1914
Other Number Getz 279 - Other Number

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