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PEEPHOLE – Kamidana household Shinto altar

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1950: Item # 1335348

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Hangable wooden kamidana (household Shinto altar) specially for enshring amulets, with a hole of hoju (precious orb).

Taisho-Showa period, 20th century, Japan. / approx. W 43cm (16.92in), H 39cm (15.35in), D 13cm (5.11in)

In Shintoism which is not monotheism, every single thing have 'spirit' ('kami' = god).
Everybody believe in something, besides Shinto or other religions or whatever.
Enshrine something you believe in as your spirit and for your imagination.

Attached with a clipping (inspiration) from magazine (Spectator – 2003 summer issue “TRIP!!”/ The Editorial Department Inc.).

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