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surviving buildings of Lung-hsing Ssu in Cheng-ting, Ho- peh, one of which was
built in 971 to enshrine a standing Kuan-yin in bronze, 73 feet (22 metres) high,
now badly damaged. The Mo-ni Tien (Pearl Hall) of this temple, perhaps a ...
Shoso-in treasures are the earliest surviving examples of the secular art of the
Imperial court and suggest that Chinese court art, which had not been imported
during the Asuka period, began to be imitated in Japan about the time of the ...
Only a few small works survive, such as a Buddhist banner with painting of Bo-
dhisattvas in the Shoso-in and a painting of the goddess of good fortune Kichijo-
ten (Mahasrl) at Yakushi-ji. Among the Buddhist buildings surviving from this ...
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