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Zushi, snake, Fudo, Marishiten, Japan Meiji/Taisho era

Zushi, snake, Fudo, Marishiten, Japan Meiji/Taisho era


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1920: Item # 1294043

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Zushi in the shape of a Shinto shrine housing a carving of a curled up snake, it's tongue out. Glass pane behind the double doors. Left door inscribed with dedication by the donor. Inside, behind the snake, inscription in black ink, referring to Fudo Myoo and Marishiten. Sugi-wood (cryptomeria) shrine with light wood carving. Japan, Meiji or Taisho era (1910s-1920s).

H 8 ½ x W 6 ¾ x D 3 ¾ inches

Few abrasions, back pane re-stuck with iron nail