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Antique Japanese Shishimai Shrine Mask; Ceramic C.1880

Antique Japanese Shishimai Shrine Mask; Ceramic C.1880


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1900: Item # 1372509

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Kyoto, Japan
Shugakuin, Sakyo-ku


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 $550.00 
Wonderful and very rare ceramic shishimai lion mask used to scare away demons and bring good luck. This ceramic shishi mask was in the inner chamber of a Shinto Shrine in Mie Prefecture dedicated warding off evil for local farmers. washi rice paper simulates the mane. Early Meiji Period, C. 1880. H: 9" by 9" wide by 10" deep. Ask for shipping quote.