Pedestal for Miroku, the Bodhisattva of the Future

弥勒菩薩立像 一躯

Japanese
Kamakura period
dated 1189


Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 38: no. 33

Dimensions

106.6cm (41 15/16in.) (height of figure)

Accession Number

20.723b

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Until 1906, Temple of Kôfuku-ji, Nara, Japan; 1906, sold by the Temple of Kôfuku-ji. Okakura Kakuzo (b. 1862 - d. 1913), Boston; 1920, sold by the estate of Okakura Kakuzô to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 3, 1920)

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund