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Object Number: 29-156-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Buddhist
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Edo Period (uncertain)
Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1916
Late Date: 1916
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Brass
Technique:Chased
Gilded
Painted
Iconography:Kannon
Height: 57.1cm
Width: 30.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Miss Lydia T. Morris, 1916
Other NumberLE485 - Other Number

Description

Black lacquer portable shrine with chased brass trimmings. The interior of this shrine contains a painted wooden Kannon, bodhisattva of goodness and compassion, seated on an elaborate gold-painted lotus throne.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Loan Exhibition - Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies, and Charms and Implements For Divination (16 Apr 1892)View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)View Objects in Exhibition

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