Japanese God of Thunder Horimono by Soju Yanagimura

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Good to see that there are still modern day artists who can carve something beautiful like this.

From Wikipedia :

His name is derived from the Japanese words rai (thunder) and “god” or “kami” (shin). He is typically depicted as a demon-looking spirit beating drums to create thunder, usually with the symbol tomoe drawn on the drums.

 

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Pic source : choshuya.co.jp