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Stone Gorinto 5-Tiered Stupa Pagoda Edo 17 c.

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Pre 1700: Item # 1215245

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Two gorinto (5-tiered stupa) carved in shallow relief from a grayish volcanic stone. Early-Edo Period ca. 1650. Old loss, most notably to the upper perimeter.

Height: 22 cm
Width: 13 cm
Depth: 6 cm

An uncommon depiction of two gorinto, charmingly small-scale and redolent of time's passage.