Jizo shrine consisting of a wooden case with a shaped base and top covered in gold lacquer with a central rectangular box with two hinged doors covered in a dark lacquer. Central box contains a wooden figure of Jizo standing on a lotus flower, wearing a polychrome robe (pigment) holding a wish-granting jewel in his left hand and a metal pilgrim staff in his right hand with jingling rings. With a metal halo and standing on a lotus throne.

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