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Shogyoku - A Japanese netsuke of an oni

Shogyoku - A Japanese netsuke of an oni


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1920: Item # 1430557

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A Japanese boxwood netsuke of an oni hidden under a large straw hat. Two small ivory balls are inlaid, similar to the roasted soybeans that are throwed against oni during the oni-yarai ceremony on Setsubun day. The lower part shows a visible eye and the overlapping limbs forming the himotoshi. Shogyoku signature. Edo period XIX century Sizes: 2 x 4 x 3 cm Condition report: Very Good condition
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