Sambō Kōjin

Sambō Kōjin

 

A wood netsuke carved with a group of travellers. The subject known as Sambō Kōjin, has an esoteric meaning.
According Henri Joly in his Legends in Japanese Art, the travellers on the horsback are symbolic of the "Kitchen God",
terror of evildoers, also known as "Spiritual God of the three Trasures".

 

 

Signed: Yoshitomo

美友 

 

Late 19th century or early 20th century

 

4 x 4,3 x cm.

 

 

Price: Euro 1100

 

Status: Available

 

 

 

 

item no. N 115