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Object Number:
29-96-331D
Current Location:
Japan Gallery
Culture:
Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience:
Japan
Buddhist Temple
Date Made:
19th Century
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Wood
Metal
Pigment
Technique:
Carved
Gilded
Painted
Nailed
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. Base for lion (29-96-330). Lion supports lotus base (29-96-331A and B) for Monju (29-96-329).
Height:
76cm
Width:
45.5cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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