"Fumie" (Image to trample on): Christ (Pieta)

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"Fumie" (Image to trample on): Christ (Pieta)

Sculpture / Edo

By Hagiwara Yusuke

Edo period, dated 1669 (Kanbun 9)

Brass

長18.8×幅13.6×高2.3

1面

Important Cultural Property

Hidden Christians did not consider brass images produced by the authorities as true objects of worship, and therefore did not think of trampling on them as a severe offense to their faith.(C-719、722、726、1006共通)"

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