Sutra container with sacred gem top

Historical period(s)
Heian period, 12th century
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x Diam (assembled bronze container): 29 × 10.6 cm (11 7/16 × 4 3/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2014.6.8a-j
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Metalwork
Type

Sutra container

Keywords
casting, Heian period (794 - 1185), Japan
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Buddha’s Smile: Masterpieces of Japanese Buddhist Art. Tokyo. pp. 238-239.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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