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An image of Small Buddhist travelling shrine by

Japan

Title
Small Buddhist travelling shrine
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Media category
Ceremonial object
Materials used
lacquer; wood
Dimensions

6.5 x 3.2 x 2.0 cm

Credit
Gift of Dr Peter Elliott 2012
Accession number
68.2012
Location
Not on display
Further information

Shrines like this one were popular in Japan because they were portable. People would use them for private devotions while travelling.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, February 2012.