TOMOE

 

 

TOMOE – Wooden Shinto architectural ornament (Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art) – ‘Tomoe’ as comma-shaped heraldic emblem originated from the form of guard used for Kyusha ceremonial shooting, which had been diffused to many Shinto shrines for the design of its architectural ornament. Well-weathered as is, radiating such beauty as seen. Edo period, 18-19th century. approx. D 26cm (10.23in), T 3cm (1.18in)

 

 

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