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Lot 0353
Japan; Edo Period, c. 17th- 18th century
Of openwork construction, each depicting a lotus flower. Secret ˜puzzle" door to reverse, probably protecting a compartment for relics.
Donated to the MFA, Boston ca. 1900 by the renowned collector William Sturgis Bigelow. MFA de-accessioned at a Skinner auction in 2005.


greatest diameter: 12 3/4" (32.4 cm)


Repairs and minor losses. Overall very good for age.

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A Pair of Japanese Wooden Temple Medallions, Ex MFA

Estimate $500 - $1,500Oct 15, 2017
Online Only Auction
Providence, RI 02860
United States
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