Lotus Sutra, “Expedient Means” chapter; known as the “Chikubushima Sutra”

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Lotus Sutra, “Expedient Means” chapter; known as the “Chikubushima Sutra”

calligraphy / Heian

Heian period, 11th century

Ink on decorated paper

1巻

National Treasure

A decorated sutra transcription of exceptional quality from the Heian period (794–1192), this work features a relaxed style of calligraphy over paper with gold borderlines and motifs inspired by nature."

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