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Woodblock Print of Shinto with Buddhism Amulet


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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1950: Item # 1202780

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Japanese printing amulet of syncretization of Shinto with Buddhism ('Shinbutsu-Shugo').
Cipher composition of the rare early-type amulet of Inari shrine, placing the letters of "Uka-no-mitamanokami" (God of grain) in top center, symbolizing the universal transition (or the combination) of the enshrined deities of Shinto (snakes) and Buddhism (foxes) as its summary interpretation.
Fine vintage condition as seen.

approx. Total: 57 x 28.7cm (22.4in x 11.3in)