East Asian Art
Buddhist TriadMade in Japan, Asia
Muromachi Period (1392-1573), 1392-1573
Artist/maker unknown, Japanese
Ink and colors on silk; mounted as a hanging scroll
Currently not on view
1928-120-1Gift of Mrs. Samuel Bettle, 1928
LabelAt center is the Shaka Buddha, attended by the bodhisattvas Fugen and Monju. Fugen rides a six-tusked white elephant, the six tusks symbolizing the six senses, and the color white, purity. Monju rides a guardian lion.