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Title

Small Buddhist travelling shrine


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

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.


Details


Place where the work was made

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

68.2012



Place

Where the work was made
Japan