Bronze tanuki kôro (incense burner)

Price:  500,00

Nicely detailed black bronze kôro (incense burner) in the shape of a badger-dog (tanuki) with a tea-kettle on its back.

This object is depicting the story of The Wonderful Tea Kettle” (1886) by Hasegawa about a badger that changed himself into a kettle to repay the tinker who had saved its life.
The tinker became finally a travelling entertainer with the badger-kettle doing the entertaining !
When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Meiji Period.

Size; H. : 11 cm; W. : 15 cm; D. : 10 cm.

Ref. No. : 81041


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