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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2019.122.26
Title
Shrine for the Shotoku Taishi Sculpture with Six Bronze Reproduction Mirrors (attached to interior) and Japanese Brass Lock
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
Edo period (?), with 20th century electrical wiring
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lacquered wood with metal fittings
Dimensions
94.3 x 96.2 x 55.9 cm (37 1/8 x 37 7/8 x 22 in.)
Provenance
[Yamanaka Shoji Co., Ltd, Awata Kyoto (by1956)], sold; to Ellery Sedgwick, Beverly, MA , (1956-1960), passed; to his wife, Marjorie Russell, Beverly, MA (1960-1971), inherited; by Ellery Sedgwick, Jr., Gates Mills, Ohio, (1971-1991), inherited; by Walter Sedgwick, San Francisco, (1992-2019), partial and promised gift; to the Harvard Art Museums.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial and promised gift of Walter C. Sedgwick in memory of Ellery Sedgwick Sr. and Ellery Sedgwick Jr.
Object Number
2019.122.26
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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