Portable altar, folding table, made from four pieces; one part forming the top, another a large lid and hiding two swivel legs. Carved from wood with polychrome decoration: two floral borders on main piece, rectangular panel with two does and a, possible, demon head against floral background on lid, and squares containing one large flower on side of each leg. Two small fragments detached but present.
These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.
The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.
If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org