A large soft paste figurine of a badger-dog (tanuki)
Price: € 900,00
A large soft paste figurine of a badger-dog (tanuki) dressed as a priest and sitting on a cushion covered with a light and darker brown glaze.
This rare use of the iconic figure Tanuki has holes for smoke to escape is a robuta. This is a kind of furnace roof placed over a heating device in the tea-room.
Inside signed: Zuiho: (Kawai Zuiho I (1862-1943) from Kyoto), in original box.
Size; H. : 38 cm; 37,5 x 37 cm