All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1014999 (stock #U-2172)
Japanese Edo Period pair of wooden carvings of Monju and Fugen Bosatsu. The pair is dated 1699, and although there is some age to the pair, they were most likely made later. In the legend of Monju and Fugen, these two are princes of Amida Nyorai, Monju, an elder brother, rides a Shishi( historical lion ) expressing Tei(stable), Gyu(act), while Fugen, the younger, rides a white elephant expressing moral virtue. Each piece measures 17 1/2" tall, 5" wide and 9 1/2" deep...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #921211 (stock #U-1791)
Oriental Treasure Box
Wonderful Japanese Late Edo Period circular hanging Buddha, called AMIDA SAN SON ZO. The central Amida Nyorai Buddha is seated on a handpainted lotus stand with halo-like KOUHAI in back. Seated on each side of the central Buddha is a Bosatsu, an attendant. The carved wooden Amida Nyorai Buddha and attendants are carved in wood and painted in lacquer and have slightly red hued gold leaf treatment over the entire surface. Underneath each Bosatsu are handpainted clouds...