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JAPANESE ARCHITECTURA... by    - Masterpiece Online

JAPANESE ARCHITECTURA...

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  • Size:10.5 X 25 X 4 X 0
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    ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS

  • Medium:JAPAN
  • Product type:OPEN
  • Price:$950.00
INQUIRY Print

Description

Japanese kaerumata, a decorative brace from between exterior exposed beams which wrap around a traditional temple building. The weathered sugi, (cryptomeria) wood brace with a carving of a karashishi, lion dog, among peony (butan) flowers. The karashishi is a protective mythical beast brought to Japan with Buddhism from China. This religious association making it a particularly appropriate carving for a Buddhist temple. Edo Period, 18th 19th century. Dimensions: 8" high (10.5" high on wood stand) x 25" wide

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