The Burke Collection
Five-pronged vajra (sube gokosho, 都五鈷杵)
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Catalogue information

Nanbokuchō period, late 14th century

Gilt bronze

L. 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Tokyo National Museum 1985a, no. 83
Tokyo National Museum
Nihon bijutsu meihin ten: New York Burke Collection / A Selection of Japanese Art from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun.

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Avitabile 1990, no. 17
Avitabile, Gunhild
[Editor]. Die Kunst des alten Japan: Meisterwerke aus der Mary and Jackson Burke Collection, New York. Exh. cat. Frankfurt: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt.

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Ishida Mosaku and Okazaki Jōji 1993, no. 275
Ishida Mosaku and Okazaki Jōji
Mikkyō hōgu (Furnishings for esoteric Buddhist rituals). Exh. cat. Kyoto: Rinsen Shoten.

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A. N. Morse and S. C. Morse 1995, no. 8
Morse, Anne Nishimura, and Samuel Crowell Morse
Object as Insight: Japanese Buddhist Art and Ritual. Exh. cat. Katonah, N.Y.: Katonah Museum of Art.

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Murase 2000, no. 30.
Murase, Miyeko
Bridge of Dreams: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection of Japanese Art. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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