Ōtsu-e of Shōmen Kongōyasha (Vajrayaksha), 17th century. Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975 (1975.268.142) #Halloween
Kwan Yin* Arielle Gabriel, author of The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel is a Buddhist who writes about the miracles of Kuan Yin in her book The Goddess of Mercy & The Dept of Miracles, when she suffered financial disaster in the mercenary city of Hong Kong *
Head of Buddha [Afghanistan], about 5th-6th centuries, stucco with gesso & traces of paint, now in the Metropolitan Museum, New York
Finial for a Buddhist staff (Khatvanga), early 15th century. China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.Gift of Florence and Herbert Irving, 2015 (2015.500.6.13).
Kaikei (Japanese, active 1183–1223). Fudō Myōō, early 13th century. Kamakura period (1185–1333). Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, 2015. (2015.300.252a, b) | This work is exhibited in the “Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection” exhibition, on view through January 22, 2017 #AsianArt100
Segment of a Daihokobutsu Kegongyo (Avatamsaka Sutra), Nara period (710–794), ca. 744 Unidentified artist Japan Silver ink on indigo paper
Head of a Bodhisattva Period: Tang dynasty (618–907) Date: ca. 710 Culture: China Medium: Sandstone with pigment