Karasu Tengu Mask - Wabisabi Mart
Karasu Tengu Mask - Wabisabi Mart
Karasu Tengu Mask - Wabisabi Mart
Karasu Tengu Mask - Wabisabi Mart
Karasu Tengu Mask - Wabisabi Mart
Karasu Tengu Mask - Wabisabi Mart
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Karasu Tengu Mask

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£101.00
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£101.00
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Traditional Japanese Karasu Tengu Mask

----Description-----

Karasu Tengu (鴉天狗 ) were 1st reported in "Nihon Shoki" (The Chronicles of Japan) in the 8th century, and since then, they've popped up continuously in Japan's archives. In "Tale of the Heike" (12C Chronicle of Japan) describes Karasu Tengu as "men but not men; bird but not a bird; dog but not a dog; they possess the hands of a human, the head of a canine, a pair of wings and are capable of both flight and walking." Reported also to have raptor-like claws and beaks as sharp as a katana (Japanese sword).


Some say Karasu Tengu is the descendent of Susano-o-no-Mikoto the storm god.

Karasu Tengu are also blamed for numerous catastrophes, including earthquakes, tsunamis, and plagues.

 

-----Material-----

Iron 

-----Sizing-----

Please see pictures for sizing. (We use a tennis ball for customers to gauge the size of the items.)

 

-----Condition-----

Please note that all the masks listed are old and have been used by Japanese people. This gives the items various weathering and imperfections. They are not perfect. You can see the quality of the items in the photos.

You will receive the mask in the photo.

 

-----Shipping-----

Shipped via Yamato Courier. Includes tracking number.

Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost.
These charges are the buyer's responsibility.

Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying.

 

-----Returns-----

Returns are only accepted on items that have been damaged by Yamato Courier.