Manjū netsuke depicting Minamoto Yoshitsune practising martial arts with a tengu demon

The warrior Minamoto no Yoshitsune practising martial arts with a tengu demon, whom he is throwing to the ground. On the reverse another tengu is flying through the air, having been dispatched in the fight. Minamoto no Yoshitsune is also depicted with a tengu demon on the print EA1971.92.

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Manjū

netsuke

tengu

Further reading

Seaman, Joyce, Manjū: Netsuke from the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2013), no. 91 on p. 226, illus. p. 227

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