A POLYCHROME AND GILT-LACQUERED WOOD SHRINE WITH KANNON
900 € - 1.200 €
Description:Japan, Meiji period
17,5 x10,5 x7,5 cm
Standing in samabhanga on a lotus base placed on a pedestal, his principle hands in anjalimudra while others are radiating around his body, wearing various garments, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes, his blue coloured hairdo set with various heads including one of Amida Buddha, flaming halo behind, placed within a shrine with hinged doors, gilt-metal mountings and inscription at its reverse.
European private collection, acquired prior to 1990
Wear, traces of age, slightly chipped