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Zen Tiger

This is a tiger, painted as a Japanese folk art doll. The yin tiger has dominion over the earth, while the yang dragon rules the heavens. This tiger, however, is cute rather than ferocious, painted with Zen humor.
(signed) Bokuo

$250.00

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Dimensions: 10.75x9.5

Purchase Ref #: 2094

Gallery: Seki Bokuo

Scroll Notes: Calligraphy board. One of a series of the twelve Oriental zodiac animals.

Description

This is a tiger, painted as a Japanese folk art doll. The yin tiger has dominion over the earth, while the yang dragon rules the heavens. This tiger, however, is cute rather than ferocious, painted with Zen humor.
(signed) Bokuo

About the Artist

Seki Bokuo was born in Gunma prefecture. He was Dharma-Heir of Seki Seisetsu and spent many years as Zen master and abbot of Tenryu-ji, a major Rinzai temple in Kyoto. Bokuo wrote numerous books on different aspects of Zen training, and he was a prolific, and talented, Zen artist.

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