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Antique Japanese Fudo-Myo Traveling Altar, Edo P.

Antique Japanese Fudo-Myo Traveling Altar, Edo P.

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1900: Item # 1089710

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Kyoto, Japan
Shugakuin, Sakyo-ku

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Exceptional Late Edo Period C.1860 zen buddhist traveling altar usually carried by samurai. In a small wooden 'zushi' or wood altar with hinged doors, inside is Fudo-Myo, the immovable king carved out of wood sitting on a carved stand of lotus flowers. He symbolizes compassion with firmness. He holds a sword and he has the power to crush all obstacles and troubles. Ask for shipping quote. H:11cm x W:8cm