Japanese bronze Fox seated with crossed paws signed Hideaki saku 秀明作, Meiji Period.

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1093


Dimensions:
H 6cm x W 16cm x D 14cm
H 2½" x W 6½" x D 5¾"


Japanese bronze Fox seated with crossed paws, signed in chiselled characters under the base Hideaki saku 秀明作, Meiji Period.

The Kitsune 狐 (Japanese Fox) often features in Japanese tales. The legendary animal is Inari's messenger (the Shinto deity of rice) and is believed to possess superior intelligence and magical powers making it capable of shape shifting into human forms.


Dimensions:
H 6cm x W 16cm x D 14cm
H 2½" x W 6½" x D 5¾"

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