Japanese Printing Block of Ugashin
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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: item # 1215178
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214 Kanki-cho Kamigyo-ku
Kyoto 602-8492 Japan
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Japanese woodcut of good fortune talisman.
Ugashin is a god of good fortune and agriculture in snake form.
Also a pair of foxes are depicted. They are messenger of Inari, Japanese deity of fertility, agriculture, industry and worldly success.
The 3 characters in the lower part are read "Ugashin or Ugajin".
Measurements : 19 7/8" x 7 1/8" x 7/8" (25 x 18 x 2.3 cm)
It is in good condition.