Netsuke Shishi dog wood


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Beautiful shishi in wood from Edo period. The shishi is a mythological animal resembling a mongrel between a dog and a lion, symbol of protection, it is usually represented at the entrances of the temples. Nice patina and imotoshi. Signed. Mobile ball inside the mouth as tong.

4 x 3,5 x 3,5 cm.

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