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Marble pilaster with acanthus scrolls

Marble pilaster with acanthus scrolls

Glass amphoriskos with band of scrolls

Glass amphoriskos with band of scrolls

Marble acroterion with acanthus scrolls

Marble acroterion with acanthus scrolls

Marble corner acroterion with acanthus scrolls

Marble corner acroterion with acanthus scrolls

Glass amphoriskos with band of scrolls

Glass amphoriskos with band of scrolls

Glass amphoriskos with band of scrolls

Glass amphoriskos with band of scrolls

Three Poems from the “Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern” (Kokin wakashū), known as the “Araki Fragment” (Araki-gire)

Three Poems from the “Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern” (Kokin wakashū), known as the “Araki Fragment”  (Araki-gire)

Fragment of a Frieze with Acanthus Scrolls, Palmettes, and Flowers

Fragment of a Frieze with Acanthus Scrolls, Palmettes, and Flowers

Tabula (Square) with Vine Scrolls Containing Aquatic Birds

Tabula (Square) with Vine Scrolls Containing Aquatic Birds

Stirrup Spout Bottle with Scrolls

Stirrup Spout Bottle with Scrolls

Tabula (Square) with Vine Scrolls Containing Aquatic Birds

Tabula (Square) with Vine Scrolls Containing Aquatic Birds

Fragment of a Frieze with Vine Scrolls Bearing Grapes

Fragment of a Frieze with Vine Scrolls Bearing Grapes

Gold lunate earring with scrolls

Gold lunate earring with scrolls

Frieze with Vine Scrolls and Birds

Frieze with Vine Scrolls and Birds

Oval bowl with grapevine scrolls inhabited by birds and animals

Oval bowl with grapevine scrolls inhabited by birds and animals

Ring Cast with Incised Scrolls

Ring Cast with Incised Scrolls

Scroll

Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Fragment of a Talismanic Scroll

Fragment of a Talismanic Scroll

Biconical Bead with Scrolls

Biconical Bead with Scrolls

Excerpts from Bai Juyi's "Biography of a Master of Drunken Poetry" (Suigin sensei den)

Excerpts from Bai Juyi's "Biography of a Master of Drunken Poetry" (Suigin sensei den)

Scroll Cover with Animals, Birds, and Flowers

Scroll Cover with Animals, Birds, and Flowers

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Fragment from a Talismanic Scroll

Fragment from a Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Talismanic Scroll

Sketch of an "Inviting Rain" Mandala

Sketch of an "Inviting Rain" Mandala

Scroll Cover with Birds and Flowers

Scroll Cover with Birds and Flowers

Segment of the Lotus Sutra (Hokekyō)

Segment of the Lotus Sutra (Hokekyō)

Iconographic Drawing of Saturn (Doyō)

Iconographic Drawing of Saturn (Doyō)

Memyo Bosatsu

Memyo Bosatsu

Three poems from the “Later Collection of Japanese Poems” (Gosen wakashū), known as the “Karasumaru Fragment” (Karasumaru-gire)

Three poems from the “Later Collection of Japanese Poems” (Gosen wakashū), known as the “Karasumaru Fragment” (Karasumaru-gire)

Daiitoku Myōō

Daiitoku Myōō

Landscape in the style of Fan Kuan

Landscape in the style of Fan Kuan

Oil bottle decorated with floral scrolls and lotus petals

Oil bottle decorated with floral scrolls and lotus petals

Daishōjin Bosatsu, from “Album of Buddhist Deities from the Diamond World and Womb World Mandalas” (“Kontai butsugajō”)

Daishōjin Bosatsu, from “Album of Buddhist Deities from the Diamond World and Womb World Mandalas” (“Kontai butsugajō”)

Page from the “Lady Ise Collection” (Ise shū), from the Nishi-Honganji Edition of the Thirty-Six Poetic Immortals (Nishi-Honganji-bon Sanjūrokuninshū)

Page from the “Lady Ise Collection” (Ise shū), from the Nishi-Honganji Edition of the Thirty-Six Poetic Immortals (Nishi-Honganji-bon Sanjūrokuninshū)

Three Poems from the “Later Collection of Japanese Poems” (Gosen wakashū), or “Shirakawa Fragment” (Shirakawa-gire)

Three Poems from the “Later Collection of Japanese Poems” (Gosen wakashū), or “Shirakawa Fragment” (Shirakawa-gire)

Kongōyasha Myōō

Kongōyasha Myōō

Travelers in a Wintry Forest

Travelers in a Wintry Forest

Maebyeong

Maebyeong

Cup and Saucer with Floral Scrolls

Cup and Saucer with Floral Scrolls

Cup and Saucer with Floral Scrolls

Cup and Saucer with Floral Scrolls

Page from the Illustrations and Explanations of the Three Jewels (Sanbō ekotoba), known as the Tōdaiji Fragment (Tōdaiji-gire)

Page from the Illustrations and Explanations of the Three Jewels  (Sanbō ekotoba), known as the Tōdaiji Fragment (Tōdaiji-gire)

Page from Illustrations and Explanations of the Three Jewels (Sanbō e-kotoba), one of the “Tōdaiji Fragments” (Tōdaiji-gire)

Page from Illustrations and Explanations of the Three Jewels (Sanbō e-kotoba), one of the “Tōdaiji Fragments” (Tōdaiji-gire)

Anchira-taisho Jochi

Anchira-taisho Jochi

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Ten Kings of Hell

Children Playing in the Palace Garden

Children Playing in the Palace Garden

White-Robed Kannon

White-Robed Kannon

"Imperial Visit to the Great Horse Race at the Kaya-no-in Mansion" (Kaya-no-in komakurabe gyōkō emaki), from the Tale of Flowering Fortunes (Eiga monogatari)

"Imperial Visit to the Great Horse Race at the Kaya-no-in Mansion" (Kaya-no-in komakurabe gyōkō emaki), from the Tale of Flowering Fortunes (Eiga monogatari)

Competition Between Poets of Different Eras (Jidai fudō uta awase), depicting the poet Minamoto no Hitoshi

Competition Between Poets of Different Eras (Jidai fudō uta awase), depicting the poet Minamoto no Hitoshi

The Tale of Sumiyoshi (Sumiyoshi monogatari)

The Tale of Sumiyoshi (Sumiyoshi monogatari)

Buddha Amitabha Descending from His Pure Land

Buddha Amitabha Descending from His Pure Land

Amida Triad in the Form of Sacred Sanskrit Syllables

Amida Triad in the Form of Sacred Sanskrit Syllables

The Bodhisattva Manjushri (Monju Bosatsu)

The Bodhisattva Manjushri (Monju Bosatsu)

Kasuga Mandala

Kasuga Mandala

The Poet Fujiwara Kiyotada, from the Narikane Version of the Thirty-six Poetic Immortals

The Poet Fujiwara Kiyotada, from the Narikane Version of the Thirty-six Poetic Immortals

Amitabha triad

Amitabha triad

Benzaiten and Fifteen Attendants

Benzaiten and Fifteen Attendants

Dragon

Dragon

Luohan

Luohan

Sakyamuni and Attendant Bodhisattvas in a Landscape

Sakyamuni and Attendant Bodhisattvas in a Landscape

Ox and Herdsman

Ox and Herdsman

Eleven-Headed Kannon on Mount Fudaraka

Eleven-Headed Kannon on Mount Fudaraka

Three poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Kokin wakashū)

Three poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Kokin wakashū)

The Illustrated Sutra of Past and Present Karma (Kako genzai inga kyō emaki)

The Illustrated Sutra of Past and Present Karma (Kako genzai inga kyō emaki)

Tiger

Tiger

Covered Box

Covered Box

Shaka (Shakyamuni) Triad

Shaka (Shakyamuni) Triad

Buddha Amitabha descending from his Pure Land

Buddha Amitabha descending from his Pure Land

Mandala of Monju Bosatsu

Mandala of Monju Bosatsu

Two Poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern, Continued (Zoku Shoku kokin wakashū)

Two Poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern, Continued (Zoku Shoku kokin wakashū)

Section of the Dream Diary (Yume no ki) with a Sketch of Mountains

Section of the Dream Diary (Yume no ki) with a Sketch of Mountains

Letter to the Nun Jōjūbō

Letter to the Nun Jōjūbō

Section of the Dream Diary (Yume no ki)

Section of the Dream Diary (Yume no ki)

Chan master riding a mule

Chan master riding a mule

Meeting between Yaoshan and Li Ao

Meeting between Yaoshan and Li Ao

Satsubari, the Second of the Sixteen Arhats

Satsubari, the Second of the Sixteen Arhats

Deer Mandala of Kasuga Shrine

Deer Mandala of Kasuga Shrine

Farewell by a Stream on a Clear Day

Farewell by a Stream on a Clear Day

Mikaeri Jizō Bosatsu

Mikaeri Jizō Bosatsu

Arhats

Arhats

Taima Mandala

Taima Mandala

The Four Deities of Kōyasan Temple Complex

The Four Deities of Kōyasan Temple Complex

Mandala of Hannya Bosatsu

Mandala of Hannya Bosatsu

Scene from The Illustrated Legends of Jin’ōji Temple (Jin’ōji engi emaki)

Scene from The Illustrated Legends of Jin’ōji Temple (Jin’ōji engi emaki)

Cicada on a Grapevine

Cicada on a Grapevine

Crane in a bamboo grove

Crane in a bamboo grove

Prince Shōtoku at Age Sixteen

Prince Shōtoku at Age Sixteen

Illustrated Biography of Prince Shōtoku

Illustrated Biography of Prince Shōtoku

Tray with pommel scrolls

Tray with pommel scrolls

Scholar Viewing Plum Blossoms

Scholar Viewing Plum Blossoms