Japanese Gilt Traveling Shrine

c. 1800
$980 USD
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W: 2.5" D: 1.75" H: 5.25"
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The simple exterior of even black lacquer that encases this traveling shrine belies the splendor within. The hinged doors open to a gilt interior framing the central figure of a resplendent Bodhisattva. Made in the 19th century, this petite Japanese shrine was likely acquired by a Buddhist follower on a religious pilgrimage. Devotees would often take shrines such as this back to their homes as mementos or donate them to a temple as an expression of religious devotion.

Additional Dimensions:
When open: 4.5"W

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