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Menuki: Mumei 'Baku'


Menuki :
Mei (signature) : Mumei (Unsigned)

Length 1 : 4.23 cm x 1.5 cm (1.66 inches x 0.59 inches)
Length 2 : 4.14 cm x 1.51 cm (1.62 inches x 0.59 inches)

Jidai (era) : Edo period.

Special feature : Imaginary creature called ‘Baku’ engraved on Shakudo plate.
Baku was introduced from ancient China to Japan and said to eat dream while sleeping.
it is said that If you got suffered by bad dream, you won’t see any same nightmare again by casting a spell “I will give Baku (my nightmare)”.

AOI estimation paper.
In Kiri box.

Price: JPY 30,000-.