YAMABUSHI (Dealer: chokkan to telepathy) – Wood carving seated image of Shugendo mountain priest as ‘Yamabushi’ (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamabushi), once enshrined at kamidana household altar of esoteric Buddhist believer’s house in Shonai region, Japan. Keio era (1865-1868) in the late Edo period. H 26 x W 16 x D 11 cm (10.23 x 6.29 x 4.33in). In naturally sooted condition by the smoke from fireplace (sunken hearth) for many years. Also aged deterioration as is as seen.



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