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JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD BOXWOOD OKIMONO DEPICTING SETSUBUN FESTIVAL AND ONI – SIGNED

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As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this exceptionally well carved Meiji period 1868-1912  boxwood Okimono, carved to depict a traditional Japanese festival known as Setsubun , this is the day before Spring celebrated annually on the 3rd February, the festival goers perform a special ritual known as Mamemaki  ( “Bean scattering”) to drive away evil spirits , in this Okimono the artist has portrayed a character throwing a handful of Beans at an Oni (evil spirit) with the intention of driving him away, the scene captured in stunning detail and carved from one piece of wood , a fine addition to your Japanese works of art collection , artist signed to the underside by Yoshikazu, clearly a highly competent Meiji period carver .

Provenance:

Private UK Collection .

Condition report:

Fabulous original condition with great patination .

Approximate sizes :

Height:  5″     13 cm

Width:   3.5″  9 cm

Depth:   3″      7.5 cm

 

Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included in the price of this item .

 

 

 

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