The circular manju-gata shows an oni being pelted with roasted beans by Okame (kuromame, black soybeans) as part of the oni-yarai festival (also known as setsubun), a year-end rite to drive away the oni.
The Shinto goddess Okame, is a popular deity of the festival and participates in the exorcism. The reverse shows a pained oni bursting away as well as the signature SUZUKI KOSAI and red kao.
Excellent condition; very minor age-cracks
Please check pictures for global condition
French private collection
Another manju by Suzuki Kosai sold at Bonhams, Asian Decorative Arts, San Francisco, 24 June 2015, lot 8012.
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Pre-convention ivory specimen.
Complies with CE Regulation 338-97 Art.2.w.mc of 09 December 1996.
Specimen prior to June 1, 1947. Submitted according to the decree of May 4, 2017 to a prior declaration provided for in Article L. 412-1 code environment.
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- Totaal aantal artikelen
- Meiji periode (1868-1912)
- Regio / land van herkomst
- Titel kunstwerk
- MANJU-NETSUKE OF OKAME AND ONI AT SETSUBUN - Siganture : SUZIKI KOSAI
- Zeer goede staat, zie beschrijving
- 1,9×4,9×4,9 cm