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Wooden Lion Head

This wooden lion head wase made using katsura wood, and has a simple, benevolent, and powerful shape.
The mouth of the head contains ink writing, which reveals that it was created in 1481.
It is currently stored at the Yatsuo Community Center in Toyama City.

Name Wooden Lion Head
Designation level Prefecture Designation classification Tangible Cultural Property
Type Designation/registration day October 1, 1965
Municipality Toyama City Location 126 Ida, Yatsuo-machi [ Yatsuo Community Center in Toyama City ]
Ownership/management Murasakino Shrine Member
Structure Era April 11, Bunmei Period year 13 [ 1481 ]