Asian Tribal Art - Mingei folk art straw animals, Japan

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Mingei folk art straw animals, okesa goma
Mingei Museum, Kurashiki, Japan
Wild rice, straw, wood
Mid 20th century
Ex Fifi White, Berkeley, California

#9881 Horse         10" (25.3 cm) high     $250
          This horse, wara uma, is the horse on which the god of prosperity is thought to ride. It is also referred to as okesa goma, and is belived to protect the owner against evil spirits.
#9882 Ox              
7" (17.7 cm) high     $250
#9883 Warthog    8.5" (21.5 cm) long     SOLD

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