Pagoda of Gokoku Temple (S1813)

Pagoda of Gokoku Temple (S1813)

$177.00

No 7 of the series is the tall five storied pagoda of Gokoku-ji (To-ji) temple. It depicts a spring scene of the pagoda with doves flying. Tō-ji (East Temple) is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect in Kyoto, Japan. It once had a partner, Sai-ji (West Temple) and, together, they stood alongside the Rashomon, gate to the Heian capital. It was formally known asKyō-ō-gokoku-ji (The Temple for the Defense of the Nation by Means of the King of Doctrines) which indicates that it previously functioned as a temple providing protection for the nation. Tō-ji is located in Minami-ku near the intersection of Ōmiya Street and Kujō Street, southwest of Kyoto Station.

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Comments

Format is Shikishiban. Printer smudge in lower right corner.

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References

JAODB 33940; The Ringling SN11557.44; artelino 75998

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Dimensions

9.5"x10.9" + small margins

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Publisher

Uchida

Signature

Signature and seal in the image

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