2014.172.1 (exterior pagoda) and 2014.172.2 (interior crystal miniature pagoda); front, doors open Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2014.172
Title
Pagoda-Shaped Reliquary and Miniature Crystal Pagoda
Classification
Ritual Implements
Work Type
reliquary
Date
12th-14th century, Late Heian to Kamakura periods
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/351688
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gilt bronze and rock crystal
Dimensions
reliquary: 18.6 x 7.1 x 7.1 cm (7 5/16 x 2 13/16 x 2 13/16 in.)
crystal pagoda reliquary: 3.5 x 1.5 cm (1 3/8 x 9/16 in.)
Provenance
[London Gallery, Tokyo, (by 2004)], sold; to Sylvan Barnet and William Burto, Cambridge, MA, (2004-2014), gift from Sylvan Barnet and bequest from William Burto; to the Harvard Art Museums, 2014.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto
Accession Year
2014
Object Number
2014.172
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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