Keywords: Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)

104 objects
F2002.9a-f

Amida (Amitabha)

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With total form deliberately leaning forward and with hands comported in the “welcoming” mudra or gesture, this figure stands upon a stylized lotus blossom composed of multiple, delicately carved petals.

F1998.79

Suzu ware storage jar

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Storage jar with small mouth (tsubo), formed by coiling-and-throwing, finished by paddle and anvil, in several stages, using paddle carved with parallel grooves, creating striated surface on body from neck to near base. Smooth upright, short neck with rim rolled outward. Overall vessel form off balance, with mouth not aligned directly over narrow base. Clay: …