Figure in form of Tekkai Sennin

Made:
1701-1900 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

Wooden figure in the form of Tekkai Sennin bearded, holding a staff and wearing a leaf skirt and gourd, blowing his soul onto his hand, Japanese, 1701-1900

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A49803
Materials:
complete, wood
type:
netsuke costume (personal accessories), ethnography (general), religion (buddhism), religion (taoism), buddhism, taoism, tekkai sennin, costume (personal accessories), ethnography (general), netsuke
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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