Vtg Japanese Wood Komainu Brown Dog Figurine
This is a vintage Japanese wood carving Komainu figurine. Komainu is often called lion dogs. It is a statue of a lion-like creature that usually guards the entrance of a Japanese shrine. Ornament as a talisman to ward off evil.
- Japanese wood Komainu figurine
- Amulet to ward off evil
- Item weight: 53 grams
- Packed weight: 253 grams
- Approx. 9 cm long x 4 cm wide x 5 cm tall
- Good condition considering its age. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos.
- This statue was purchased at the famous Osu Antique Market in Nagoya
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