From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number 29-96-461
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese | Buddhist
Provenience Japan
Section Asian
Materials Lacquer
Technique Lacquered | Carved
Inscription Language Japanese Language | Japanese Language

Wooden tablet (ihai, 位牌) from Buddhist temple which is lacquered black and carved with blue painted line. Japanese lettering on the back and front in two parts.

Height 24.5 cm
Width 10.3 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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