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JAPANESE ALTAR IN LACQUER, EDO PERIOD (1603-1868)

Signature : n/a

Period : 18th century

Materials : Lacquered wood, gold leaf, copper or brass.

Dimensions : l. 30 cm X H. 46 cm X P. 27 cm

Availability : In stock

Price : 3200€

Portable altar in black lacquered wood, with two doors opening onto a representation of the Benzaïten Goddess, eight-armed guardian of Buddhist values. Represented in feminine features, she is known as one of the Seven Divinities of Good Fortune. Japan, Edo period (1603-1868) (on her head, behind the Shinto gate, is Ugajin, the serpent with the head of an old man, spirit of rice, water and food).

Availability : In stock