Buddhistic Treasure Ball drawn in 1923

[ Hoju ] Buddhistic Treasure Ball, drawn in 1923
Reference Number
" Hoju " Buddhistic Treasure Ball, 1923
Matsuura Soei (1847 - ?)

Zen Buddhist priest belonged to the Soto-Shu Sect.
Soei was born in Satsuma Province (present Kagoshima Prefecture) in 1847.
He became the chief priests of the Toren-Ji Temple in Nagoya, the Kannon-Ji Temple and Rokusho-Ji Temple in Wakayama, and, the 15th head priest of the Chosho-In Temple in Nagoya.

Signature & Seal
Part of Painting
Japanese Paper, 137 x 33 cm ( 54 x 13 inches )
Japanese Paper, 190 x 44.5 cm ( 74.8 x 17.5 inches )
Roller End Material
Hard Plastic
Wood Box

This scroll was drawn in October of 1923.
Both roller ends may have been exchanged.
There are a few folds and some small spots.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
A Hoju Biddhistic treasure ball is drawn powerfully with Japanese brush.
A San Kanji phrase is also written at the top.
The phrase means that "Celebrating longevity and wishing happiness & pleasures".

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San Kanji Writing
Rakkan Signature & Stamps of Matsuura Soei
Signature & Stamps
Houju, Sacred Gems. drawn with Japanese Brush
In Kakemono Wooden Box
In Wooden Box
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