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JAPANESE ARCHITECTURA... by    - Masterpiece Online

JAPANESE ARCHITECTURA...

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  • Size:18 X 73 X 7 X 0
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    ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS

  • Medium:JAPAN
  • Product type:OPEN
  • Price:$2400.00
INQUIRY Print

Description

Japanese carved wood architectural decorative element, known as gegyo, from the gable end of a traditional Japanese building in this case a small Shinto shrine. The finely carved panel gracefully curved and with two finely carved and reticulated Kirin. The Kirin is a paragon of virtue, filial and otherwise. It appears only at times of peace and wise rulers. The apex of the gegyo is extensively worn from impacts of a bell rung by the devoted to bring attentions of the Gods. From the Kofu region near Mount Fuji. With minor breaks and restorations. Late Edo period, 19th century. 18" high x 73" wide x 7" deep.

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