pagoda model

Tahōtō ritual jewel pagoda used as the ritual altar of esoteric Buddhism. Of gilded wood in nine pieces and two base-sections. Largest base made from plain wood with plywood centre, next is a square 'frame' made from varnished wood (these might not be part of the original structure). Three square sections,which are gilded/lacquered and decorated with small ornamental brackets; top part with four sets of hinged double doors (two missing). Two gilded roof sections, top one with knob. One round section, also gilded. Incomplete according to accompanying documentation.

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