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Antique Japanese Bronze Hippo Okimono C. 1935

Antique Japanese Bronze Hippo Okimono C. 1935


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Okimono: Pre 1940: Item # 1394292

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Kyoto, Japan
Shugakuin, Sakyo-ku


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 $375.00 
Very rare set of 'AUM' articulated bronze hippos. One hippo has its mouth open and the other closed representing the 'Om' in sanskrit and buddhist symbolism. Often seen in guardian shishis in front of temples and shrines. Hippos are 7" long and 4" tall. They sit on a red lacquered stand. perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote.