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zushi (portable shrine) containing Aizen Myōō
  • Japan
  • zushi (portable shrine) containing Aizen Myōō, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • lacquer, wood, paint, carving
  • Object Height: 16.51 cm
    Object Height: 6 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Long Ellis Gallery, 315, C1
  • 1928.1821
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Black lacquer case with two hinged doors. Six-armed painted wood figure sits inside on pedistal with legs crossed. Base is predominately gold. The figure is red with gold, decorated robes over lower half of body. Shield behind figure is red, decorated in gold.