1036: Japanese Zushi Traveling Shrine
Japanese Zushi Traveling Shrine
Japanese, late 19th/early 20th century. A zushi traveling shrine, having red and black lacquer with engraved gilt copper mounts, the doors openings to reveal a gilt interior and bronze Amyateus wearing flowing robes and a crown, standing on a lotus flower, unmarked; ht. 12.75 in.
Provenance: Ex: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, NY, 1938.
Figure is slightly loose from the lotus flower. Top part of wooden case has come unattached. Wear to lacquer and gilt.