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Japanese Wood Netsuke of a Penitent Oni

Japanese Wood Netsuke of a Penitent Oni


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1315780

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A highly detailed, stained boxwood netsuke of a standing oni nembustu (penitent oni). The usually mischievous demon is here portrayed as a traveling Buddhist priest garbed in robes and geta, parasol slung upon his back. Around his neck he carries a gong and book of mantra.This netsuke is in excellent condition with no problems and no restoration. Height: 1.75” Meiji Period Japan