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Equestrian Statue of Katsute Gongen

Unknown16th Century Muromachi Period

Mt. Mitoku Sanbutsu ji Temple

Mt. Mitoku Sanbutsu ji Temple
Misasa-cho, Touhaku District, Japan

Town Designated Tangible Cultural Property
Also known as "Katsute Daimyoujin". In 1541, an equestrian statue with a black horse was made and enshrined in Monju-do. This statue is not only the oldest signed piece (including statues and paintings) of Katsute Myoujin, but is also the second oldest equestrian statue after the one of Komori Gongen in Armor in Jizo-do.

Details

  • Title: Equestrian Statue of Katsute Gongen
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 16th Century Muromachi Period
  • Physical Dimensions: h83.7 x d98.7 cm
  • Type: Artworks and Crafts
  • External Link: http://www.mitokusan.jp/sanbutsuji.html

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