THE OKAZAKI COLLECTION
Sculpture

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Collection Okasaki Collection
Description It made from all metal, but already rust away. This object call "Torii." It is miniture Torii. Literally meaning "where the birds reside," torii are gateways at the entrance of Shinto (The ancient religion of Japan that has gods who represent various parts of nature, and gives great importance to people who died in the past) shrines, or "Jinja" (Name given to Shinto shrines or sanctuaries. Jinja are distinguishable from buddhist temple by their torii gate.) They are typically made of wood, stone or simetimes iron. Most wooden torii are painted in red.
Dimensions H-7.2 W-5.1 inches
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Object ID 2002.0021
Object Name Sculpture
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