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M964.1.388
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Travelling Shrine)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Japan
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Medium / Material  : Wood; Lacquer
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Object Type : personal shrines; carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : Small shrine with hinged doors which open to a standing figure in front of a flaming mandorla. The standing figure who might represent Jizo (Jisu) the patron of travellers, Jizo was popular in the Kamakura and Muroachi periods.
Accession # : M964.1.388
Width (cm) : 5.50
Height (cm) : 13.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Bequest of John and Katharine Maltwood
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