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Native NameIhai
Object Number: 29-96-463
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Height: 37cm
Width: 17.5cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904


Wooden tablet in three pieces, called an ihai (位牌). Base and slab. Lacquered bronze color. Six lines of lettering on front, four at the back.

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