Two temple guardians

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1400, AK-RAK-2007-1-A

Two temple guardians

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1400, AK-RAK-2007-1-B

These guards stand at the entrance to a temple to ward off evil. They are holding a vajra, with which to crush ignorance. Their open and shut mouths represent the first and last letters of the Japanese script: A and N: this symbolises the totality of sounds and letters, of knowledge. Worshippers who…

Rectangular tile with an…

anonymous, c. 1250 - c. 1324, tile, BK-1992-34

Plaquette met voorstelling van de…

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1400, BK-17207-B

Three Water Vessels

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1500, lamp, AK-MAK-268

Yakushi Nyorai

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1400, hanging scroll, AK-RAK-1996-2

Tomb of Arnold van der Sluis of…

anonymous, c. 1296 - c. 1325, BK-NM-8657

Bowl with three stylized birds…

anonymous, c. 1275 - c. 1324, bowl, BK-2000-60

Bowl with foliate scroll borders

anonymous, c. 1275 - c. 1324, bowl, BK-2000-63-A

Bowl with two seated figures…

anonymous, c. 1275 - c. 1324, bowl, BK-2000-43