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miniature shrine
  • Japan
  • miniature shrine, early 1900s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ivory
  • Object Height: 121 mm
    Object Height: 4 3/4 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Warren H. Cole
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet D2
  • 1989.0239
Label Text

Box carved to look like a shrine with incised images carved on the walls/doors. Inside is a carved, standing Buddha.