University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 19875
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Period: Edo Period (uncertain)
Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made: 17th Century - 1897
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1897
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Lacquer
Brass
Gold
Technique:Carved
Chased
Lacquered
Gilded
Iconography:1,000 Armed Kannon
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

Description

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.


Bibliography:

[Article] 1897. Collections and Publications. Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. 1 (1): 25 - 31. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 24View Objects cited in this Publication

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