Manjū netsuke depicting Watanabe no Tsuna fighting the Ibaraki Demon

Watanabe no Tsuna was sent out to deal with an apparition that was troubling the residents of Kyoto. As he lay in wait, the ogre known as Ibaraki dōji appeared. He only managed to sever one of its arms and later the ogre disguised as his aunt, came to claim the arm.

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Manjū

netsuke

Further reading

Seaman, Joyce, Manjū: Netsuke from the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2013), no. 77 on p. 190, illus. p. 191

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