A seated figure of Rigen-daishi

Sitting Rigen-daishi(Wood)

Kamakura Period()

When the Kaisando-Hall was built, there was the statue of Rigen-daishi sculptured by Kangen. However, it was lost when the hall was destroyed by fire. The present statue was sculptured when the hall was rebuilt in Kamakura period. The head and body are separate woodcarvings. This type is called Yosegizukuri. coloured