Dressed in an armor and a loose-fitting tunic, it has a martial and threatening look. The expression of an angry face, reinforced by thick eyebrows, an open mouth and moving hair are there to frighten and preserve any element contrary to the Buddhist doctrine.The edo period (1603 - 1867) begins with the togukawa shogunate which will last 250 years, during which time edo (tôkyô) will be the seat of feudal power. Only Dutch and Chinese have the right to open a trading post in the port of Nagasaki, south of the archipelago. During the isolation imposed by the shogun, many forms of art develop: poetry (haiku), ceramics and woodcuts. In burgeoning urban centers, the new bourgeoisie promotes, among other things, kabuki theater. The item "bronze guardian statue japan nineteenth century edo period / japanese edo bronze" is on sale since Sunday, November 11, 2018. It is in the category "art, antiques \ art of the nineteenth and before \ sculptures, statues". The seller is "cultures-and-civilizations" and is located in / in villefontaine. This item can be shipped to the following countries: America, Europe, Asia, Australia.