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…

Jizo Bodhisattva

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1350, hanging scroll, AK-MAK-162

Passe-partout van De bodhisattva…

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1350, AK-MAK-162-1

Nyoirin Kannon

anonymous, 1300 - 1400, hanging scroll, AK-MAK-1408

Beeld van een staande monnik

anonymous, c. 1275 - c. 1350, figure, AK-MAK-117

Staande Jikokuten

anonymous, 1300 - 1400, figure, AK-MAK-118

Seitaka doji

anonymous, c. 1275 - c. 1400, figure, AK-MAK-295

Ovoid bottle vase with a green…

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1400, vase, AK-MAK-947

Ovoid jar with a yellow green glaze…

anonymous, anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1499, AK-MAK-679