Stoneware Tanuki

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Price:  320,00

Very large stoneware statue of a Tanuki, or Japanese mythical raccoon dog. This Tanuki was made in Shigaraki.
Tanuki is a magical shape shifting badger. He is believed to bring good fortune if placed in front of ones business or home. The log book that hangs from his left paw is where he meticulously records events. He loves to drink and symbolizes tries to bring happiness and good fortune to everyone.

Mid Showa-period.
Size : H. : 95 cm W. : 60 cm D. : 28 cm

Weight: 31.7 kg and 95 cm tall!
Due its weight and size, the Tanuki will be shipped on a small pallet.

Ref. No. : 92041


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