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  • Primitive Japanese Folk Wooden Votive Shinto Mask Edo-Meiji period 19c

 

 

Primitive Japanese Folk Wooden Votive Shinto Mask Edo-Meiji period 19c  (Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art) – Wild and massive Shinto votive mask (hono-men) dedicated to the shrine for the safety and well-being of the family. Often seen such tradition specially in Kyushu region, but hardly seen such exceptionally primitive and powerful type in fact. In aesthetic aged condition, with expected minor chips and worm‐eaten for use as seen. approx. L 36 cm (14.17in), W 20 cm (7.87in)

 

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