Hoju Buddhistic Treasure Ball

[ Hoju ] Treasure Ball drawn by Zen Buddhist Priest
Reference Number
" Hoju " Buddhistic Treasure Orb by Zen Buddhist priest
82 Years Old, Kogyoku
Signature & Seal
Part of Drawing
Japanese Paper, 88.5 x 25 cm ( 34.8 x 9.8 inches )
Japanese Paper, 166 x 27.5 cm ( 65.4 x 10.8 inches )
Roller End Material
Wood Box (not original)

We estimate this scroll was drawn over 100 years ago.
It is slightly foxed overall as it was drawn years ago.
There is a small tear at the bottom of the mounting.
There are some faint spots and folds on the drawing part.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
A Hoju (Buddhistic treasure ball) is drawn powerfully using Japanese Fude brush and black Sumi ink.
A Kanji poem is also written at the top.
The drawer (Kogyoku) was a priest of the Myoan-Ji Temple located in Kyoto.
The Myoan-Ji is the headquaters temple of the Fuke-Shu Sect of Zen Buddhism.
Kogyoku seems to have been a intermediate or high-ranked Buddhist monk in the temple.

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Hoju & Kanji Poem
Rakkan Signature & Stamp of Kogyoku
Signature & Seal
Kanji Poem
Houshu, Buddhistic Treasure Orb
Jikusaki made of Take Bamboo
Roller End
In Wooden Box
In Wooden Box
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