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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1940: item # 1150839

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Kyoto, Japan
Shugakuin, Sakyo-ku


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Antique Japanese Pair Ceramic  Inari Fox Dieties
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One of the most popular deities in Japan the Inari is thought to be a deity that descends from the mountains each spring to help with the rice cultivation. The fox is the deity's messenger. Many shrines and temples throughout Japan are dedicated to the Inari. One female and one male guard many shrines. Each has a sacred wish granting gem (hoju). This pair is ceramic C.1940. Perfect condition. H:28cm x W:20cm. Ask for shipping quote.


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