Posted by: softypapa | February 5, 2008

Japanese Cast Iron Boar Statue – Wild Inushishi Okimono

Japanese Cast Iron Boar Statue Wild Inushishi Okimono Japan Tokaido Softypapa

Japanese Cast Iron Boar Statue Wild Inushishi Okimono Japan Tokaido Softypapa

Japanese Cast Iron Boar Statue Wild Inushishi Okimono Japan Tokaido Softypapa

Japanese Cast Iron Boar Statue Wild Inushishi Okimono Japan Tokaido Softypapa

Japanese Cast Iron Boar Statue Wild Inushishi Okimono Japan Tokaido Softypapa 

Description

Beautiful Japanese cast iron display statue (okimono) of a fierce wild boar (inushishi).  This okimono is in fine condition with no cracks or dents though there are some scratches and small marks from handling and past display.  This statue dates from the late Japanese Showa period (1926-1989) or earlier and was acquired in the historic city of Shizuoka, Japan near the foot of Mt. Fuji.

Size:
Height: 6.0 inches (15.5 centimeters)
Length (across body including legs): 10.5 inches (27.0 centimeters)
Weight: 6.3 pounds (2.86 kilograms)

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item code: R3S7-0003733
ship code: B

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