O-yoroi, early 14th–early 15th c,  lacquered iron and leather, silk, stenciled leather, gilt copper, donated to the Kurama Temple near Kyoto by one of the Ashikaga shoguns. During the late Edo period it passed into the possession of Sakai, daimyo of Wakasa, (military governor of Kyoto) who had the armor refurbished and its silk lacings replaced with leather in the 12th and 13th c style. The helmet bowl dates from the late Kamakura period (early 14th c). Met Museum.

O-yoroi, early 14th–early 15th c, lacquered iron and leather, silk, stenciled leather, gilt copper, donated to the Kurama Temple near Kyoto by one of the Ashikaga shoguns. During the late Edo period it passed into the possession of Sakai, daimyo of Wakasa, (military governor of Kyoto) who had the armor refurbished and its silk lacings replaced with leather in the 12th and 13th c style. The helmet bowl dates from the late Kamakura period (early 14th c). Met Museum.

Jûichimen Kannon on Mount Fudaraka. Kamakura period (1185–1333). The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Jûichimen Kannon on Mount Fudaraka Period:Kamakura period centuryCulture:Japan The Metropolitan Museum

Center: Amida Nyorai, Japan, Kamakura period (1185-1333), ca. 1250, flanked by Attendant Boddhisattvas, Kannon, and Seishi, Japan, Kamakura period, late 12th-early 13th century, on wall Apsaras, Japan, Heian period (794-1185), late 11th-early 12th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Center: Amida Nyorai, Japan, Kamakura period (1185-1333), ca. 1250, flanked by Attendant Boddhisattvas, Kannon, and Seishi, Japan, Kamakura period, late 12th-early 13th century, on wall Apsaras, Japan, Heian period (794-1185), late 11th-early 12th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art

A DAIMO OF THE TOKUGAWA SHOGUN FAMILY........18TH CENTURY.........EDO PERIOD.......SOURCE EXPLOTINGROCKS.TUMBLR.COM............

Armor for a Daimyo of the Tokugawa Shogun family. White-laced gold-lacquered nimai-do gusoku. Edo period century) This fine quality armor is in the restoration style initiated by the eighth shogun, Tokugawa Yoshimune who advocated.

Bishamonten Sanzonzō 毘沙門天三尊像 Bishamonten flanked by his wife Kichijōten 吉祥天 and his son Zennishi Dōji 善膩師童子. Wood, 13th Century, H = 168 cm, ICP, Sekkeiji Temple 雪蹊寺, Kōchi City 高知市, Kōchi Pref. Carved by TANKEI 湛慶 (+1173-1256), Unkei's eldest son and main apprentice. TANKEI was an acclaimed sculptor of the dominant Keiha school during the Kamakura period. During repairs in the Taishō era 大正時代 (1912-1926), an inscription was found inside the statue, naming its maker as TANKEI . Photo: 日本の仏像…

Bishamonten Sanzonzō 毘沙門天三尊像 Bishamonten flanked by his wife Kichijōten 吉祥天 and his son Zennishi Dōji 善膩師童子. Wood, 13th Century, H = 168 cm, ICP, Sekkeiji Temple 雪蹊寺, Kōchi City 高知市, Kōchi Pref. Carved by TANKEI 湛慶 (+1173-1256), Unkei's eldest son and main apprentice. TANKEI was an acclaimed sculptor of the dominant Keiha school during the Kamakura period. During repairs in the Taishō era 大正時代 (1912-1926), an inscription was found inside the statue, naming its maker as TANKEI . Photo: 日本の仏像…

Unidentified artist: Wakamiya of the Kasuga Shrine [Japan] (1997.113) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mandala of Wakamiya of Kasuga Shrine (Kasuga wakamiya mandara) hanging scroll, early century, Japan (Nanbokuchou period), Buddhist

Naginata signed Nagahune Kagemitsu in Bishū, in August, Genkō 2 (1322) Kamakura period. Blade L51.5. Curvature 2.7. Tokyo National Museum. Although naginata (a pole sword) are believed to have been used since the Heian period, few of them now exist that were created before the Kamakura period when Kagemitsu produced them actively. Kagemitsu, who was a swordsmith of the Osafune school that prospered through the medieval period in Bizen no Kuni, worked actively in the late Kamakura period.

Naginata signed Nagahune Kagemitsu in Bishū, in August, Genkō 2 (1322) Kamakura period. Blade L51.5. Curvature 2.7. Tokyo National Museum. Although naginata (a pole sword) are believed to have been used since the Heian period, few of them now exist that were created before the Kamakura period when Kagemitsu produced them actively. Kagemitsu, who was a swordsmith of the Osafune school that prospered through the medieval period in Bizen no Kuni, worked actively in the late Kamakura period.

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