1869 Wood Engraving Temple Buddhist Hell Grinders Demon Devil Grist-Mill XGXC5


This is an original 1869 black and white in-text wood engraving that depicts a wall decoration in a Chinese Buddhist temple. It is hell, with two demons slowly grinding up a human head-first.

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This 142+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.5 x 2.5 inches; 9 x 6 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)