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Antique Japanese Kutani Porcelain Shishi Temple Guardian Lion-Dog Komainu 狛犬 (Code 2838)

Regular price £475.00 GBP
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A Kutani region Japanese Shishi, lion dog type with closed mouth.  Porcelain body and gorgeous sea blue glaze which almost looks liquid in places.  It rests on a gilded blass with traditional patterns.  Nicely moulded and with good detail, late Meiji or Taisho period.  Unmarked.



Some wear to the gilt.  Minor potting/firing flaws but nothing problematic.  Age related crazing.

Measurements (Approx)
Height: 18 cm  ( 7 inch )

Length: 21 cm  ( 8 1/4 inch )

Weight: 1570 grams (before packing)

Stock Code:  2838  NV21-4



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