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…

Birds with Twigs and Fruits

anonymous, 1750 - 1800, brocade paper, RP-D-00-176

Sheltering the Homeless

anonymous, c. 1510 - c. 1520, BK-NM-12231-A

The Triumph of Eternity

anonymous, c. 1530 - c. 1540, BK-1961-103

Tapijt met de wapens van Rogier de…

anonymous, c. 1376 - c. 1378, BK-NM-11702

Vase

anonymous, c. 1127 - c. 1279, AK-MAK-559

Chess set

anonymous, c. 1550, chess set, BK-NM-7402

Kist in certosina-techniek,…

anonymous, 1500, furniture, BK-16629

Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer en…

anonymous, c. 1580 - c. 1590, BK-NM-11146

Maria of Hungary, Regent of the…

anonymous, 1550 - 1560, painting, SK-A-4463