Zushi or portable shrine with Marishiten

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A portable shrine in the shape of a wood cavern painted in gofun.

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Description

A portable shrine in the shape of a wood cavern painted in gofun. Inside, a statue of Marishiten, a goddess of brahmanic origins (in Sanskrit Maricideva), who is represented with six arms and two faces, sitting on a boar.
In Japan, Marishiten was especially revered by archers.

Period
Middle/end of Edo
Height
18,5 cm

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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