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Japanese Kawara Roof Ornament, Shishiguchi


  • Japanese Kawara Roof Ornament, Shishiguchi - YO23010119
  • Japanese Kawara Roof Ornament, Shishiguchi - YO23010119
  • Japanese Kawara Roof Ornament, Shishiguchi - YO23010119
  • Japanese Kawara Roof Ornament, Shishiguchi - YO23010119
  • Japanese Kawara Roof Ornament, Shishiguchi - YO23010119
  • Japanese Kawara Roof Ornament, Shishiguchi - YO23010119
  • Japanese Kawara Roof Ornament, Shishiguchi - YO23010119

Item description - YO23010119
Highly decorative antique Japanese roof ornament called Shishiguchi no Ashimoto (獅子口の足元瓦). The Kawara roof ornament belongs to a set featuring the 16-petal Imperial seal, which is also the National Seal of Japan. In Japanese the seal is called Kikukamon (菊花紋).

These ornamental pieces are very rare and special. The seal, also called Mon, was exclusively used by the Emperor of Japan and members of the Imperial Family. During the Meiji period, no one was permitted to use the Imperial Seal except the Emperor of Japan.

Shinto shrines either displayed the imperial seal or incorporated elements of the seal into their own emblem.

Receive a euro 200.00 discount when purchasing the complete set consisting of YO23010115, YO23010117 and YO23010119.

Specifications
• Fairly intact, minor damages
• Origin: Nagoya, Aichi prefecture, Japan
• Material: Kawara
• Age: Late Edo Period

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Certificate of Authenticity
All antique Japanese items can be provided with a free digital Certificate of Authenticity. This document gives a clear overview of the characteristics such as the age, the place of origin, the material it is made from, the dimension and the appraised value. All information on the certificate is verified by multiple specialists and our Japanese suppliers, ensuring the authenticity.

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Model: Length: Width: Height: Price:
YO23010119 36 cm 65 cm 21 cm € 950.00

950.00





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