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Shrine

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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: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Brass
Technique:Chased
Gilded
Painted
Iconography:Kannon
Height: 57.1 cm
Width: 30.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Miss Lydia T. Morris, 1916
Other Number:LE485 - 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:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhist Asia (21 Oct 2012 - 01 Apr 2022) View Objects in Exhibition
Loan Exhibition - Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies, and Charms and Implements For Divination (16 Apr 1892) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Culin, Robert S. 1892. Loan Exhibition: Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies and Charms and Implements for Divination.. University of Pennsylvania, Department of Archaeology and Paleontology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg.125, no. 485View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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