Carved dark brown wooden temple guardian or Nio figure in an elaborate costume, stands on top a base, one hand touches the top of his hat while he is holding a ball, the other hand is holding an open-mouthed animal. Traditionally placed at the entrance of a temple or shrine for security and protection.
9 1/2" x 3"
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