A RARE ROOTWOOD NYOI SCEPTRE A RARE ROOTWOOD NYOI SCEPTRE

Japan, Edo period (16…
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A RARE ROOTWOOD NYOI SCEPTRE

A RARE ROOTWOOD NYOI SCEPTRE Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Finely carved with the upper end as a stylized sarumawashi and his monkey, the face of the man with pursed lips resembling an Usofuki mask. A green cord tied around the middle section and suspending two tassels. LENGTH 34.5 cm Condition: Very good condition with minor wear, few natural age cracks, and few tiny worm holes.

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A RARE ROOTWOOD NYOI SCEPTRE

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