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    Elliott Long

"A shakudo plate in oval shape with inlays of gold, shakudo and silver. This is a classic representation of 'Dai-koku-ten'. Dai (Great) Koku (Darkness) Ten (Dharmapala) in Vajrayana Buddhism was the Defender Deity of the Law of Buddhism. In Japan, this deity is considered to be the Deity of Agriculture, Commerce and of Wealth.

Mei: 'SHIGENORI' & Seal. This is H 08428.0. His teacher was Yanagawa Naomitsu." (Long)

6.70cm x 7.00cm x 0.25cm


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