Japanese butsudan ( buddhist family alter)

Jul 14, 2019. 01:29 UTC
Japanese Butsudan ( Buddhist family alter)
Brian
United States of America

Category
Asian art

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Maybe
Description

The alter is a little under 6’ tall and about 3’ wide and 2’ deep. Various woods (some painted gold) and multiple doors and platforms for figures and for offerings.

Provenance

My mother found this in an asian art gallery in Dallas Texas in the 1980’s. It is now in my parents home north of Austin Texas

$800 - $1,200 (United States Dollar)
Answered within 2 days
Jul 16, 06:39 UTC
By Klaus

Thank you for submitting your item for appraisal. This appears to be a 20th century japanese Butsudan altar, lacquered and gilt. Despite the spectacular splendor prices are quite modest. Similar japanese altars sell in the price range listed if offered in well advertised auctions. The two japanese ivory carvings currently have no market value due to stricter enforcement of environmental regulations. This might change in the future.

Please log in to comment
Register Log in

This item is maybe for sale

  • Messages are private
  • No fees for seller
  • No fees for buyer
  • Buy directly from seller
To contact seller you need to log in or register
Register Log in
Other items from seller

No more items

Related items from other collectors