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Japanese Scroll of Demons and Otafuku doing Mamemaki

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1920: Item # 1176585

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Japanese Scroll of Demons and Otafuku doing Mamemaki

A lively and humorous scroll of an otafuku throwing beans at two demons. The theme is related to the most important holiday in the Japanese calendar which is Setsubun during the first week of February. Setsubun is the season where the Japanese officially purify themselves of all defilements accumulated in the past and to start anew with good fortune.

Age: 20th century

Artist: Koshu

Size: Length: 78" Width: 15"

Mounted in a tea scroll style with patterned paper. Roller ends are lacquered wood.

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