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Zushi shrine, Kishimojin, Japan, late Edo period

Zushi shrine, Kishimojin, Japan, late Edo period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1900: Item # 469546

Please refer to our stock # 10353 when inquiring.
  
$ 600

Small shrine with the sculpture of Kishimojin, the hands folded in prayer. Plain wood with nice patina, the pupils painted black. On the back inscription in black ink. On the right door of the case inscription in black ink: Angyo Kishimosonjin, the name of the temple and the donor. The inscription on the back of the sculpture is partly the same, indicating that sculpture and case came together. Japan, early 19th century.
Height case: 7 in. (17.9 cm).
Case with some obvious traces of usage, hardware slightly bent, nails missing. Sculpture in excellent condition.