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…

Two temple guardians

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1400, AK-RAK-2007-1-A

Jizo Bodhisattva

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1350, hanging scroll, AK-MAK-162

Folding Screen with the Arrival of…

anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1625, AK-RAK-1968-1-A

Kakemono familie Cock Blomhoff

anonymous, 1817 - 1825, NG-1972-17

The Buddha Amida

anonymous, c. 1125 - c. 1175, figure, AK-MAK-294

Tea bowl with a grey red glaze

anonymous, anonymous, c. 1575 - c. 1599, bowl, AK-MAK-675

Container in the form of a crane

anonymous, c. 1700 - c. 1800, box, AK-MAK-682

Francois Etienne de Lorraine

anonymous, 1775 - 1800, NG-NM-6305

Hand guard

anonymous, 1600 - 1699, AK-MAK-1052