O2934 OTAFUKU CARVED MASK, RESERVED
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Vintage, quite old.
Width 6 inches ( 15.2 cms )
Length 8 1/2 inches ( 21.6 cms )
Excellent, just a few scratches.
This is a lovely hand carved mask of Otafuku or Okame of Japanese folk tales. She is the goddess of mirth and happiness in the Shinto religion. Her name translates as 'much good fortune' ans she is thought of as a good luck charm in the home. Wonderful collector's item !
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