Netsuke Shishi wood II


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Netsuke Shishi wood II. Beautiful shishi dog 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. 

5,2 x 4,4 x 2,5 cm