Buddhist Temple Flowers

Japan

Meiji Period, 1868 – 1912

Gold lacquered wood

17” High, 10” Wide, 26.5” Mounted Height

Price on request

Two wall sconces used decorate Buddhist altars.  The gold lacquered lotus blossoms carved in the different states of maturity represent the cycle of life. They evoke many of the qualities of a Buddha – beauty, compassion and contemplation, to name just a few.  Some restoration.