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Zushi shrine, Dainichi Nyorai, Japan, Edo per. 18th c.

Zushi shrine, Dainichi Nyorai, Japan, Edo per. 18th c.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1233383

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Small shrine holding the image of the Buddha Dainichi Nyorai, sitting on a lotus base, before a circular mandorla. Doors decorated on the inside with an exquisitely painted motif of star-shaped flowers. Wood decorated in mineral colors and gold. Very high quality. Thin metal for mandorla and crown. Japan, Edo period, 18th century.
H of case ca. 5 inches.
Most of the crown missing, some traces of usage but all in all in excellent condition.