An image of Small Buddhist travelling shrine

Unknown Artist

Small Buddhist travelling shrine

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.

Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
Media
Ceremonial object
Medium
lacquer; wood
Dimensions
6.5 x 3.2 x 2.0 cm
Credit
Gift of Dr Peter Elliott 2012
Accession number
68.2012