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Antique Japanese Tengu Wood Mask C.1890

Antique Japanese Tengu Wood Mask C.1890


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Wood: Pre 1900: Item # 1230825

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Kyoto, Japan
Shugakuin, Sakyo-ku


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$1200

Exceptional large keyaki wood mask covered in negoro lacquer, C.1890. Aged and worn which adds to the character and allure. Tengu is a legendary creature found in Japanese folk religion as a supernatural being. It is a Shinto kami or god spirit of the forests and mountains; a vigilent protector of forests. Associated with the mountain buddhist and shinto ascetic practices of Shugendo. 19" and 13" wide. Ask for shipping quote. Original carving.