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

Two Bowls

anonymous, c. 1800 - c. 1899, bowl, AK-NM-12807

Jongeman gekleed als komuso…

Okumura Masanobu, 1740 - 1745, print, RP-P-1956-682

Octagonal bowl with egrets,…

anonymous, c. 1680 - c. 1710, bowl, AK-RBK-1983-26

Sword knife hilt with plant motifs

anonymous, c. 1800 - c. 1900, AK-MAK-1009

Tea pot with crane, egret and…

anonymous, anonymous, c. 1800 - c. 1899, AK-MAK-814

Decorative Dish

anonymous, c. 1650 - c. 1660, plate (dishes), NG-480

Dish

anonymous, c. 1690 - c. 1705, plate (dishes), BK-1994-30

Nichiren bezweert de golven bij…

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1833 - 1837, print, RP-P-1956-717