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Permanent Collection / Portugal
Namban Oratory

Photograph: Paulo Sousa
© S.Casa da Misericórdia Sardoal

Late 16th century
Unknown artist
Sardoal's Holy House of Mercy, Sardoal
Convent of Santa Maria da Caridade, Sardoal, District of Santarém, Portugal
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A lacquered Namban oratory with a floral design in gold and silver powder (maki-e) and mother of pearl inlay (raden) with a painting of the Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus.
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See also
Historical Cross Referencing
Artistic Introduction