Christian Altar with Balloon Flowers, Butterflies, Autumn Leaves, and Deer

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Christian Altar with Balloon Flowers, Butterflies, Autumn Leaves, and Deer

lacquer work / Azuchi/Momoyama / Edo

Place of production:Japan

Azuchi-Momoyama~Edo period, 16th - 17th century

Lacquered wood with [maki-e] and mother-of-pearl

高33.0、幅24.0、厚4.3

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This altar was made for the export market. The lacquering was done in Japan and the mosaic in Mexico, which was part of the Spanish Empire at that time."

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