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Resin Statuette

Resin Statuette, Museum : Incense Burner Kongo Rikishi

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Hand painted resin figure, delivered in a craft Pixi box with a certificate.

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 Incense Burner Kongo Rikishi 11.5 cm
4 x 4 x 11,5 cm 352 g

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Resin Statuette, Museum :  Incense Burner Kongo Rikishi © Pixi

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Description

The gardians of the gate are protecting divinities placed at the entrance to Buddhist monasteries. Their tormented faces were believed to repel mavolent forces. Their huge proportions (up to 8 m in height) further reinforce their awe-inspiring character. The Japanese tradition always presents this theme in the form of two warriors: one with the mouth open, the other with the mouth shut.

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