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Robert Mangold has been working with Japanese antiques since 1995 with an emphasis on ceramics, Paintings, Armour and Buddhist furniture.
Antique Japanese Red Stone Daruma Reliquary

Antique Japanese Red Stone Daruma Reliquary

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 1491125

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23 Murasakino Monzen-cho
Kita-ward Kyoto 603-8216
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A small carved Zushi in the form of a cave housing a red stone in the shape of the Daruma, progenitor of Zen Buddhism in Japan. It is 6 x 4.2 x 8.3 cm (2-1/2 x 1-3/4 x 3-1/4 inches) and is in overall excellent condition, dating from the This would have been made as a talisman to ward off evil spirits. later Edo period.