ICHIJI ISSEKI KYO (Dealer: Jinta) – Japanese multiple stones with one letter from the Buddhist scriptures transcribed on them called ‘Ichiji isseki kyo’ (lit. “One-letter stone scriptures”), which had been once popular in the Edo period (1603-1868) as part of ascetic practices and buried with pray for the repose of ancestor’s soul at last. Some stones with loss of letter due to age and condition.
Large: approx. 5cm (1.96in), Small: approx. 2cm (0.78in), Box: 21 x 15 x 8cm (8.26 x 5.90 x 3.14in)
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