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Early 20th Century Shigaraki Tanuki

$3,400

About

This Tanuki was made is Shigaraki and was used in front of an old Kyoto noodle shop. Tanuki is a magical shape shifting badger that 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 has a large scrotum that he drags on the ground to stimulate good fortune. "Quite a beast to say the least"

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 37.75 in. (95.89 cm)Width: 19.25 in. (48.9 cm)Depth: 16 in. (40.64 cm)
  • Style
    Taisho (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1900-1926
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. This tanuki is in as found condition - no cleaning has been done.
  • Seller Location
    Stockbridge, MA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5414220490232

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $530 White Glove Shipping
    to Continental US, arrives in 3-8 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Great barrington, MA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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