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Rare Japanese hand-carved sculpture of Ainu man with eagle head-dress

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Very striking vintage hand-made sculpture of an Ainu man created from solid wood on Hokkaido island. This figure sits with an almost war-like post with deep-set eyes and fierce look. It has real presence due to the deep carving and depth to the whole piece.

The Eagle headpiece is a traditional garment worn by the Ainu people, hundreds of years ago they used to hunt Eagles to use to trade the tail feathers with mainland Japan.

The sculpture has a hollowed area on the back so it can be hung on a wall.


Period: 1960s
Dimensions: H: 26cm | W: 20cm | D: 12cm
Condition: Good - no cracks, only minor scuffsNatural age related wear.
Weight: 1.1kg

Sku: 5590
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