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Shrine

Object Number:
29-156-1
Current Location:
Japan Gallery
Culture:
Buddhist
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Period:
Edo Period (uncertain)
Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made:
18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date:
1916
Late Date:
1916
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Wood
Brass
Technique:
Chased
Gilded
Painted
Iconography:
Kannon
Description:
Black lacquer portable shrine with chased brass trimmings. The interior of this shrine contains a painted wooden Kannon, bodhisattva of goodness and compassion, seated on an elaborate gold-painted lotus throne.
Height:
57.1cm
Width:
30.5cm
Credit Line:
Gift of John Thompson Morris
Other Number:
LE485   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Loan Exhibition - Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies, and Charms and Implements For Divination (16 Apr 1892)
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Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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