Japanese mingei folk art ema votive black horse tablet

Japanese mingei folk art ema votive black horse tablet

Worshipper’s wooden tablet offered for Shinto shrine, called ‘Ema’ (lit. ‘Horse picture’), with folksy design of sacred black horse painted with ‘gofun’ (white pigment), 19th century. Pure black and white Shinto-Graffiti art piece with aesthetic maturity. Big crack at upper part as seen. approx. 22.5 x 18.2 x 1 cm (8.85 x 7.16 x 0.39in)

 

 

 

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