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Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Year of the Dog

$20.00

Quantity Available: 1

Inventory Number: 30927

  • Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Year of the Dog
  • Ema Japanese Prayer Board, Year of the Dog

NAME: Japanese ema or prayer board with a burnt wood puppy, representing the "Year of the Dog".

SIZE: Height 3-5/16" (8.5cm) high, 5-3/4" (14.8cm) at the longest point

CONDITION: There is a natural hairline crack in the wood which can be seen on the back.

NOTES: Very nice and well done piece. The wood may be cedar. The edges on the back are beveled.

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 Saturday 21 May, 2011.

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