K083 Demon Rod by Nakahara Nantenbō 中原南天棒

Those who fear this demon rod are on the way to paradise!
(signed) the eighty-four year-old fellow Nantenbō Tōjū

八十四翁南天棒鄧州
古 わ棒に恐る々者は極楽へ
Nakahara Nantenbō (中原南天棒, 1839-1925)
K083 hanging scroll, sumi on paper 136.5 cm × 31.9 cm.

 

Nantenbō’s version of the demon rod.