Vintage Japanese Butsudan Buddhist Altar (22M-H1)

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This is a vintage beautiful Japanese Butsudan (literal meaning, "Buddha altar" or "House of Buddha") from Taisho period (1910's-1920's).  It is an altar that is often found in temples and homes in Japan. 

The Butsudan is a wooden cabinet with doors that enclose and protect a Gohonzon or other Buddhist icons, typically a statue or painting of a Buddha or scroll. The doors are opened to display the icon during religious observances and closed before sunset. It has amazing details throuhgout. 

19 1/2"W x 16 3/4"D x 51"H