4 objects
F1974.13

Buddhist altar pendant (keman)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1974.13
<p>Pendant metal disks, known as keman, are believed to have originated in floral wreaths brought as Buddhist votive offerings. In this example, the cord tied in a bow probably is based on that which originally bound garlands of real flowers. On either side of the cord are circular medallions supported upon lotus flowers. Sanskrit letters &#8230;</p>
F1901.119

Ofuke ware vase for Buddhist altar

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1901.119
<p>Light gray clay. Two lion-head-shaped loop handles. Incised decoration on neck and base; molded and hand-formed relief decor of peonies accented with under-glaze cobalt blue. Clear glaze, crackled, yellow-green where thick. Splashed on both sides of neck with opaque bluish white unofu glaze. Clear glaze on inside.</p>