(Size) : Width 21 x Depth 16 x Height 26 cm / 8.26 x 6.29 x 10.23 inch
(Material) : Pottery
(Origin) : Made in Japan / Shigaraki yaki
(Condition) : Brand new
An auspicious lovely appearance figure that is attractive. Shigaraki ware is counted as one of Japan's six ancient kilns registered as a Japanese heritage. A pottery raccoon dog that attracts good fortune with its majestic appearance. It is characterized by a presence that warms visitors and a warm fire color that makes use of the unique taste of Shigaraki soil. Use it at the front of the eaves or at the entrance of the store as an auspicious item that attracts customers and watch over business prosperity.
The meaning of the raccoon dog ornament
1) Hat... Prepare to protect yourself from misfortunes
2) Big eyes... Look around and make the right decision
3) Smile... Love each other
4) Sake bottle... Acquire natural virtuous
5) Bank book... Trust first
6) Big belly... Combines calmness and boldness
7) Gold bag... Economic fortune
8) Tail... All is well that ends well
Shigaraki ware is a pottery made in Shigaraki Town, Koka City, Shiga Prefecture. It is one of the six ancient kilns in Japan and is said to have a long history of more than 1200 years.
Shigaraki ware was designated as a traditional craft by the country in 1976.
It is a ceramic Shigaraki ware handed down untill today that is supported by a long history, culture and through traditional techniques.
One of the features, the surface of the vessel is rough and contains many fine stone grains. Along with the prosperity of the tea ceremony, it has been prized as a teaware.
Technology development corresponding to the demand was performed from the ease of processing, while leaving the unique “Wabi” and “Sabi” of Shigaraki ware, and pottery rooted in life has been made until today.
- 500.00 Grams