INARI FOX

Japanese black clay Inari fox Edo period

 

 

Japanese black clay Inari fox Edo period (Dealer: rust + antiques) – Originally a god of harvests, later worshipped as the guardian deity of local area in Japan. Rare size, and impressive face. Mid-Edo period, 18th century. In fine antique condiition for this type, with damage at base and repair at tail. approx. H 24.5cm (9.64in), W 12 x 7.5cm (4.72 x 2.95in)

 

 

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