Document relating to a sculpture of Aizen Myo-o (Ragaraja)

Detail of a pattern
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  • Material

    Ink on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 13.5 x 54.6 cm (5 5/16 x 21 1/2 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    The sculpture [F1974.21a] which is hollow, contained a document in its cavity at the time of acquisition [F1974.21b]. The document, extensively damaged and now mounted as a miniature scroll, contains illustrations of five deities associated with the stars. After the drawings is an inscription in Sanskrit, followed by an illegible date written in Japanese. The inscriptions are written in red ink, and the illustrations done in ink and slight color.
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  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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