|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Buddhist | Japanese|
|Period||Edo Period (uncertain) | Meiji Period (uncertain)|
|Date Made||18th Century - 19th Century|
|Materials||Lacquer | Wood | Brass | Bronze|
|Technique||Lacquered | Chased|
Black lacquer portable shrine with chased bronze hinges and catch. Cylindrical shape with gold inside. The seated figure inside this shrine represents an emaciated Sakyamuni, the Historical Buddha, during his period of aceticism prior to his enlightenment.
|Outside Diameter||7.94 cm|
|Credit Line||Gift of Miss Lydia T. Morris, 1916|
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