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Japanese wooden Daruma Bodhidharma pattern Edo 18-19th

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1800: Item # 1187918

Please refer to our stock # 132 when inquiring.

Early type of mature wooden pattern for making paper-mache dolls of Daruma (Bodhidharma), - "Father of Zen Buddhism", dated back to Edo period, 18th - early 19th century.

A scarce "hidden" Japanese Mingei folk art piece today. Fine antique condition as is, with expected cracks.

approx. 13.5cm in height, 12.5cm in diameter (5.3in, 4.9in)