Merchandise NO 2A-82          

/ Nantenbo Nakahara


Nantenbo Nakahara (1838-1925)

The priest of the Rinzai sect.
He became a priest with 11 years old
and learned from 24 high priests under
Inzan/Takusyu both sects.
He lives in the Enpuku temple of Yawata
and the Kaisei temple of Nishinomiya
and try hard to the Zen style exaltation.
He was called the nanten stick,
from that has the nanten stick always
when he touched to the person.
He died in 1925 at the age of 89.

Main Paper B=33.0cm H=137.0cm
Mounting Silk B=42.0cm H=194.0cm
Box Wood box included.
Artwork is in good condition .
with small moth-eaten on top mounting.
with some light creasing on main.
(But,they are not conspicuous.)
Meaning (Mansen no meigetsu nose ete kaeru)
In a moonlit night,
You fill a ship with moonlight, and return.

Cedar box