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Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Oni? (#31126)

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  • Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Oni? (#31126)
  • Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Oni? (#31126)

NAME: Japanese ema or prayer board of an Oni? (Ogre)

SIZE: Height 4" (10.2cm) to the highest point, 6" (15.5cm) at the longest point

CONDITION: Wood has darkened with age. Long wide scratch on the far right face is under the paint so it was there at the time of creation. Few other light scratches and maybe some fading of the paint.

NOTES: House shaped board with roof.

An ema board or prayer board is a method by which people make wishes, prayers or thanks to the dieties by writing it down on the board and hanging it at a shrine. The art work traditionally depicts the Zodiac animals, historic stories, folklore characters and stories, etc., but modern characters are also included now. Ema boards which have been offered are not resold.


This product was added to our catalog on Monday 03 September, 2012.

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