Japanese 16th – 17th Century Bronze Sutra Box
Japanese 16th – 17th Century Bronze Sutra Box
Japanese 16th – 17th Century Bronze Sutra Box
Japanese 16th – 17th Century Bronze Sutra Box
Japanese 16th – 17th Century Bronze Sutra Box

Sutra boxes were originally designed to hold Buddhist texts. This sutra box is decorated with eight-spoked wheels which are wheels of Dharma. The Dharmachakra is one of the oldest symbols of Buddhism and represents both the travels and teachings of Buddha.

Period
16th - 17th century
Origin
Japan
Dimensions
6 1/4" h x 5 1/2" w x 13 3/4" d
15.875 cm h x 13.97 cm w x 34.925 cm d
Item #
A4804
Pricing

$6,500