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Large and impressive SHISHI LION, EDO

Large and impressive SHISHI LION, EDO


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Stoneware: Pre 1900: Item # 1389680

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A large and very expressive, ceramic figure of sitting shishi, lion-dog, with turned head. It is covered in a creamy, white crackled glaze. The open, staring eyes made of inserted glass are rendered with gold. Unsigned. Japan, late Edo, before 1850. H. 35 cm, L. 25 cm, W. 16 cm. Condition: good, but for a few chips, fire cracks and minor area of repair on underside.