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Rare Japanese Seto Pottery Folk Art Shishi Guardian Dogs, Meiji Period

$1,250per set

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Rare pair of Japanese Folk Art Seto pottery shishi Buddhist guardian dogs glazed in a dark greenish brown toned glaze, late Meiji period Acknowledged fault: numerous minor firing cracks across surface of both figures, with one large firing crack penetrating the base of the open mouthed dog. Dimensions: H 25cm x W 15cm x D 20cm.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 9.85 in. (25 cm)Width: 5.91 in. (15 cm)Depth: 7.88 in. (20 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Meiji (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    GlazedPottery
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1900
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Acknowledged fault: numerous minor firing cracks across surface of both figures, with one large firing crack penetrating the base of the open mouthed dog.
  • Seller Location
    Prahran, AU
  • Reference Number
    Seller: C170821stDibs: LU125627499273

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $150 Front Door Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 2-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Prahran, Australia
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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