Japanese rosewood Temple Mala 1080 beads, Meiji

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Japanese rosewood Temple Mala 1080 beads, Meiji
Stock Number:
y3554
$ 1450.00

Description

A Meiji Period Temple mala prayer bead necklace. Consisting of 1080 beads with a large central "Guru bead"  with three inscribed characters. Strung on woven natural fibre. Significant wear on all of the beads and their suspension holes, particularly the main Guru Bead. Ten of the beads closest to the Guru bead have been replaced at a later date.

Origin:

Meiji period, circa 19th Century A.D. Japan

Dimensions:

Average diameter of beads: 1.5 cm

Dimensions of Guru Bead: 3.7 x 7 cm

Full length: 3.5 metres

Condition: 

 Good condition.