centuriespast:

Portable Shrine with an Image of Kannon
19th century

Japanese
Signed: Sh?ami Katsuyoshi.
The doors are inscribed: “With benevolent eyes he looks at all living things, his blessing is like the sea immeasurable.”
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

centuriespast:

Portable Shrine with an Image of Kannon

19th century

Japanese

Signed: Sh?ami Katsuyoshi.

The doors are inscribed: “With benevolent eyes he looks at all living things, his blessing is like the sea immeasurable.”

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum