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Object Number: 29-96-328D
Current Location: Japan Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Period: Edo Period (uncertain)
Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Metal
Pigment
Technique:Carved
Gilded
Painted
Nailed
Iconography:Lotus
Length: 76cm
Width: 45.5cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Flat wooden dark colored rectangular base with four lotus shaped supports. Lotus supports are carved from wood and painted green. Flat gilded metal ornaments at corners and sides. For elephant figure.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Collection of Japanese Buddhist Art (1899)View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 9,10View Objects cited in this Publication

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