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Zushi, Grand Mandala of the Lotus Sutra, Japan, 19th c.

Zushi, Grand Mandala of the Lotus Sutra, Japan, 19th c.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1900: Item # 367496

Please refer to our stock # 10244 when inquiring.
  
$ 1,500

Shrine with in the back the Grand Mandala of the Lotus Sutra, in the form of a phrase in the middle (na mu myo ho ren ge kyo), flanked by two Buddhas. In the front sits Nichiren on a high pedestal. Wood decorated with gold lacquer and other colors.
Height case 9 3/8 in. (24.7 cm).
Lacquer damage on left door of case (see picture), doors on inside and skirt regilded, fingers to left hand of Nichiren and scroll missing, mace missing, parts of base on which Nichiren sits are regilded, otherwise good condition.