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netsuke (Oni no nenbutsu)
  • Japan
  • netsuke (Oni no nenbutsu), date unknown
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ivory
  • Object Height: 51 mm
    Object Height: 2 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Warren H. Cole
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0232

Demon with two fangs and two horns in the guise of a wandering Buddhist monk reciting the name of Amida Buddha.