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Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Ogre (#30825)

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  • Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Ogre (#30825)
  • Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Ogre (#30825)

NAME: Japanese ema or prayer board with a caged Oni or Ogre

SIZE: Height 3-1/4" (8.4cm) to the top point, 4-7/16" (12.2cm) at the longest point

CONDITION: A ding and a few light scratches on the front side.

NOTES: Don't think I've ever seen a captured Oni.

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.


This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 04 April, 2012.

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