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Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Tiger (#30873)

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  • Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Tiger (#30873)
  • Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Tiger (#30873)

NAME: Japanese ema or prayer board with a tiger, representing the "Year of the Tiger".

SIZE: Height 3-5/8" (9.3cm) to the top point, 5-7/8" (15cm) at the longest point.

CONDITION: Longer, deeper scratch on the far right side as well as a few other smaller scratches and dings. An old rusted thumb tack is attached on the back with some old twine. Cord has faded.

NOTES: Similar to #30548 except this board is older.

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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