Zushi representing Maria Kannon

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Small wooden chapel lacquered black and gold.
It opens onto a statue of Maria Kannon, the goddess holding a child in her arms.

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Description

Small wooden chapel lacquered black and gold.
It opens onto a statue of Maria Kannon, the goddess holding a child in her arms.
In modern terms we speak of Kakure Kirishitan (Christ hidden) for these representations, which were inspired by the image of Madonna and Child disguised by Japanese Christians persecuted.

Period
End of Edo
Height
21 cm

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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