Carved Softwood Shrine
Carved Softwood Shrine, Tibet, late 19th/early 20th century, probably pine, painted and lacquered, the two tall doors decorated with blue Dharmapalas surrounded by snow lions, tigers, horses, and other animals, below a fixed panel depicting wish granting jewels, the base with cast brass pulls and the posts with polychrome flowers, red-painted apron, three different dentil moldings on top, with a shelf of later date and unfinished sides and top, ht. 54 1/4, front wd. 30 1/2, back wd. 28, dp. to 12 1/2 in.
Age expected wear.
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