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Zushi, Amida, Seishi, Kannon bosatsu, Japan Edo period

Zushi, Amida, Seishi, Kannon bosatsu, Japan Edo period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1800: Item # 1294836

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Cylindrical zushi or portable shrine of the proto-type as imported from China. In the center sits Amida Nyorai, surrounded by attendants. On the left door sits Seishi, on the right door Kannon, each surrounded by attendants as well. Outside covered in red lacquer, with gilding. The inside plain dark brown wood, with gilding on the edges. Japan, Edo period, 18th century.

H 7 ¼ x Diameter 2 ¾ inches.

Tip of left hand panel broken off.