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Antique Japanese Butsudan Shrine

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1920: Item # 1314455
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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Japanese antique 2-section butsudan, a Buddhist shrine for use in the home. The front exterior of the shrine is made with beautiful red finish hardwood with black lacquer sides, folding silk meshed interior doors with gilt lacquer panels of flying cranes, a beautiful miniature temple scene inside where the image of a deity and offerings are to be placed. A carved gilt panel with dragons hangs overhead. The butsudan stand has four sliding black and gilt lacquer panels with images of trees, cranes, and flowers. Meiji period (1868-1912) Size: 66.5" height, 29" width, 24" depth