Pair of Japanese A-Un fox god clay dolls 19c (Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art) – A pair of fox clay dolls of ‘A-Un'(inspiration and expiration, or alpha and omega) relationship as the messengers of a god in the Inari faith. Edo-Meiji period, 19th century. Given a precious stone into a mouth after molding its body with pattern as elaborate make. Originally the souvenir of Inari shrine for the visitors, but not made for toy as the sacred objects of the faith remains densely. approx. H 13cm (5.11in), H 13.5cm (5.31in)



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