The honden,Taiyuin Shrine,Nikko(1)
B11 INTERIOR OF IYEMITSU TEMPLE NIKKO
[ID] 29  ( ID:29 )
[Photographer] Kusakabe,Kinbei
[Album] Kusakabe,Kinbei (Album)
[Place] Nikko
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 264x200
[Cabinet] 1-29-0
[Keyword] temple
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The hall of worship in the shrine dedicated to Tokugawa Iemitsu. Dragons are portrayed in each section in the ceiling and in the centre is the canopy donated by his younger sister, the Marquise of Maeda. To the right and left of the altar, a guardian dog and a Chinese-style figure of a lion are drawn. On the right is a drawing by Kano Tanyu. The three Tokugawa families donated the lotus flower vase, the drooping cherry tree vase and the candle stand with a crane and a turtle.