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Antique Japanese Wood  Buddhist Keman
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Antique Japanese Wood Buddhist Keman

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1239339
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An antique Japanese Wood Buddhist altar fitting known as a keman. The hand fan like shape were thought to have originated from flower garland offerings seen in India. The keman is decorated with motifs of lotuses with two apsaras. The top of the keman has the crest of the Tokugawa family. Age: Edo Period 17/18th century, Size: Length 25" Height 9.5" Width 1.5"