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.
- 16th - 17th century
- 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
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