Reliquary in the form of a hokyoin -to

Hokyoin to kei shari to
宝篋印塔形舎利塔

Japanese
Edo period
18th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 3, pg. 50: no. 11

Dimensions

45 cm (17 11/16 in.) (height overall)

Accession Number

18.240

Medium or Technique

Wood with lacquer; pear skin (nashiji) sprinkled gold (maki-e) ground

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ritual objects

Provenance

1918 gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson