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Antique Japanese Edo Period C.1860 Shop Sign

Antique Japanese Edo Period C.1860 Shop Sign


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Folk Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1206843

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Unbelievable, rare Edo Period C.1860 large shop sign 'kanban' for liver medicine. It was believed if a little boy cried too much his liver needed some help. Fantastic thick hinoki wood carving ornamentation with layers of black lacquer. Stout legs and finely detailed buddhist clouds in bronze around the frame. Great condition. Great entrance way museum piece. H:140cm x W:90cm Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse. Piece disassembles.