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Hirado Monkey As Shinto Priest Performing New Year's Manzai Dance

Hirado Monkey As Shinto Priest Performing New Year's Manzai Dance


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1294889
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The Hirado figure of a monkey with moveable head and tonge. Portrayed as a Shinto priest with the addition of a fan used in performing the Manzai dance during New Year's festivities. Blue underglaze and iron oxide wash on the biscuit and over the glaze. Meiji period. Good condition. Height, 3 5/8 inches (9.21 cm)