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鬼瓦 - Onigawara

Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 19 July 2019 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

Onigawara (鬼瓦 lit. ogre tile) are a type of roof ornamentation found in Japanese architecture. They are generally roof tiles or statues depicting a Japanese ogre (oni) or a fearsome beast. Onigawara are most often found on Buddhist temples.

FUJIFILM X-T20 1/34 second F/13.0 ISO 200 73 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Wonderful detail . . all so precise and cared for . .

19 Jul 2019 6:14am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Wonderful sculpture at the top.

19 Jul 2019 6:22am

marije from ardèche, France

merci de rester ainsi sensible à la décoration

19 Jul 2019 9:25am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Beautiful framing and details !

19 Jul 2019 5:57pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Wonderful! Japanese roofs can't be beat.

19 Jul 2019 10:33pm