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Japanese Signed Okimono - Shoki the Demon Queller

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Okimono: Pre 1920: Item # 1330209
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Antique Japanese boxwood okimono carving of Shoki, the Demon Queller, commander of evil spirits and beings, shown holding onto a small demonic figure by the wrist. He is a popular figure in the household as a guardian. Intricately carved details apparent all throughout. Signature on foot reads "Sei Gyoku". Meiji period (1868-1912) Size: 6.5" H x 3.5" L x 3" D