As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this fine quality Edo period (1615-1868) Japanese Ivory Netsuke depicting a standing Kitsune ( fox disguised as a priest ) wrapped in his cloak , In Japanese folklore, the fox (kitsune) can be a shape-shifter, often taking the guise of a priest or monk. If he gets drunk or careless his tail shows and gives him away, a great fun subject and nice addition to your Japanese collection.
Condition report: – Lovely used condition and good colour.
Height: 2.5″ 6.4 cm
Width: 1.3″ 3.3 cm
Depth: 0.5″ 1.3 cm
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