From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-156-7
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Buddhist | Japanese
Provenience Japan
Period Edo Period (uncertain) | Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made 18th Century - 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Lacquer | Wood | Brass
Technique Lacquered | Chased
Iconography 1,000 Armed Kannon | Kannon

Black lacquer shrine with chased brass trimmings. This slender oval shrine contains a 1000-armed Kannon, bodhisattva of compassion, standing on a lotus base. The ring on the top of the shrine is for suspending it from a belt. The interior is gilded.

Height 17.14 cm
Credit Line Gift of Miss Lydia T. Morris, 1916
Other Number LE489 - Other Number

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