From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 19875
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese | Buddhist
Provenience Japan
Period Edo Period (uncertain) | Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made 17th Century - 1897
Section Asian
Materials Wood | Lacquer | Brass | Gold
Technique Carved | Chased | Lacquered | Gilded
Iconography 1,000 Armed Kannon

Tall oval shaped portable shrine. Gilded. Small black lacquer with chased brass trimmings. Gold inside. Standing figure of 1,000 armed Kannon in carved wood.

Credit Line Purchased from G. T. Marsh and Co; subscription of Mrs. Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

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