Currently On Display
|Period:||Edo Period (uncertain)|
Meiji Period (uncertain)
|Date Made:||19th Century|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
Wooden Seitaka with gesso and polychrome. This red-skinned attendant of Fudo is frequently paired with Kongara. His name is derived from the Sanskit term 'cetaka', which means slave or servant. Both Seitaka and Kongara are believed capable of working miracles. The hand is positioned as if on a staff (now missing). There is a detachable stand at the feet.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Japan Gallery (21 Oct 2012 - 2018)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1904. Monograph of the Buddhist Temple in the Free Museum of Science and Art, University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. pg. 1-47 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 11, 33||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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