Wooden figure showing moxibustion, signed Miwa with Kakihan, Japan, late 1700s
A wooden figure of a man giving himself moxibustion treatment - burning herbs on or near the skin. The black spot on his leg represents the smouldering herb. The figure is signed Miwa with Kakihan.
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- Sotheby Parke Bernet and Co
- Permanent collection
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