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Japanese Mingei Wood Carving God Mask of Hearth

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Wakayama, Isumi
Chiba 298-0001

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Japanese Mingei Wood Carving God Mask of Hearth


Tohoku region, Japan / Showa period, 20th century

H: 25.7cm (10.11in), W: 18cm (7.08in), T: 4.5cm (1.77in)

Primitive wood carving mask of the tutelary deity of hearth (fire) called 'Kamadogami' or 'Kamagami' through its local folklore. In aesthetic weathered condition as is. Hangable with wire as used actually.

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