Votive Buddhist Plaque (kakebotoke) 懸仏
Kakebotoke, literally, "hanging Buddhas," are usually fashioned from a peace of wood carved. When round in metal, bronze or copper they derive from ritual bronze mirrors, and the term also refers to the similarly adorned large mirrors hung in Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines . This is an amazing image of a Buddhist or Shinto deity. When metal are hammered from the rear, but in that case this entire peace of wood have an extreme carving.
Kakebotoke are generally circular votive plaques symbolizing mirrors and adorned with repoussé or cast images most frequently of Buddhist deities, are one of the few forms of Buddhist art unique to Japan. They can be found both at Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, where they were frequently presented as offerings to safeguard the prosperity of the compound and to ensure the flourishing of the Buddhist faith. In the Buddhist context they were hung from the eaves above the main entrance to an Image Hall, or above the frieze rail between the outer and inner sanctums of the shrine for the deity that protected the temple compound.