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An antique pre 1800s authentic Japanese Buddhist Mandala art painting portraying the divinities and dieties of the the religion. Very large and big scaled at 112 x 87 cm. Truly a symbolic art to remind you of the cosmic existence of the universe and us.
A very rare dark wood and deep patinated Edo Period Buddhist Monk Carving. Rare figure and image of the venerated and respected humble priest. Stands at 42 cm, 13 cm wide. Made of yosegi-zukuri or joint-block technique.
"Asita" in Sanskrit means incomparably proper, or of correct proportions in spirit and physique. According to legend, Asita was born with two long white eyebrows. The story was that in his previous life he was a monk who, though having tried very hard yet could not attain enlightenment even at a ripe old age, and had only two long white eyebrows left. After his death he reincarnated as a human being again.
Kanaka the Bharadvaja was a Buddhist mendicant monk who used to ask for alms by raising his bowl. After he had attained enlightenment, he was called the Raised Bowl Lohan. The word alms bowl, bo, was borrowed from Sanskrit, taking the first of the three syllables of the original word, because there was no such a word in Chinese. In the very beginning, the bowl was made of metal. Nowadays, however, the bowl is commonly found to be made of finely polished coconut shell halves or red beech wood. It ...click for details
An old Zushi representing the Image of the Jizo Bosatsu circa 1800s or late Edo Period. The hinge is loose on one side but the statues are still intact and exbibits shibui patination appropriate of its origins.
(Whole Zushi)Height x Width x Depth = 21 x 9 x 6 cm. Image Height = 8 cm. ...click for details
Vintage Porcelain Hannya Mask. Measures, Height x Width x Depth = 16 x 11 x 7 cm. Great condition and color to match Asian taste interior needs or just an addition to your private collection. Shipping via EMS, please see rates below.
Impressive and rare signed (unknown Artist) Japanese Netsuke of a Buddhist Monk playing Shamisen. Shows some deep patination and age-related wear but is described to be in excellent condition as it is. It is estimated to be carved between Edo~Meiji Period, circa 1800s.
A Pre-Edo (Momoyama Period~), circa 1700s, humble image of Amida Nyorai.
Made of yoseguri type of construction with deep dark crisp patination due to weather exposure and aging. Clearly undefines time that has embraced this humbling presence. Authentic and guaranteed as described and considered a rarity given its uassuming size and conditio ...click for details