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Kinoshita-Koma Shinto Wooden Horse Amulet

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1960: Item # 1222442

Please refer to our stock # 311 when inquiring.

Showa period

approx. 17cm in height, 10.5cm in length, 4.3cm in width (6.69in, 4.13in, 1.69in)

A scarce local mingei folk handicraft piece as vintage Kinoshita-Goma (Kinoshita-Koma) wooden horse-shaped amulet from Hakusan shrine in Sendai city, Miyagi Prefecture, dated back to Heian period (794-1192) as its origin.
Fine used condition with remaining characteristic color composition and its paint itself as seen.