Buddhist altar (butsudan)

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1615-1868
Medium
Lacquered wood
Dimensions
H x W x D: 184.3 x 112 x 65.4 cm (72 9/16 x 44 1/8 x 25 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan and China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1903.283
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Furniture and Furnishing
Type

Cabinet

Keywords
Buddhism, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Hirase Roko. Catalogue of a Magnificient Collection of Antique Carvings and Things Buddhistic from Temples and Palaces of Japan and China. New York, February 5-7, 1903. lot 300 (as SI 3144).
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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