Netsuke Sennin wood


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Netsuke of a sennin in amused posture scratching his head as if he had forgotten something. Edo period.

Sennin is a term from Japanese folklore and literature that refers to an immortal or exceptionally wise hermit or sage, possessing supernatural abilities and deep knowledge of mystical arts. They are often depicted as reclusive individuals who have achieved spiritual enlightenment or mastery of a particular skill through dedicated practice and extensive training. Sennin are renowned for their magical powers, ability to commune with nature, and their role as spiritual guides or mentors for the protagonist in various folk tales and legends.

4,5 x 4,5 x 3 cm

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