Made in Japan racoon statue

It is a lucky charm that is said to bring good luck by decorating your home. In addition, the red used in "Shigaraki ware Fuku-Oni Kimon red helmet" is the color of the sun that represents the source of vitality and life. In fact, it is also the color that has been used in the kabuto helmets and armor of famous samurai.

If you give it as a gift, it will surely please the receiver. Also, because it is a raccoon dog figurine with a lovely expression, you can get them without hazzle.

FUN! JAPAN EDITORS' VIEW

  1. A cute raccoon dog form. Tanuki is a symbol of prosperity in the sense of "exceeding others"
  2. The history of raccoon dogs is 100 years. Furthermore, it is made with 1200 years of traditional Shigaraki ware.
  3. Shigaraki ware is a traditional craft that has connections with world-famous artists such as OKAMOTO Taro.

Ninja motif and lucky charm

忍者貍吉祥物

忍者貍吉祥物
忍者貍吉祥物

Shigaraki ware, a traditional craft that represents Koka City, Shiga Prefecture, known for its Koga Ninja. Among them, the raccoon dog figurine is famous as a lucky charm. Not only is it cute, but it also has a characteristic Ninja motif.

Originally, a ninja is called "Shinobi", and is a profession that is called by daimyo in various places to invade enemy lands, arson, destroy, night ambush, ambush, and collect information. The Koka region is close to Kyoto and is a place like a "hidden village" surrounded by mountains, which are natural fortresses. It became famous as a ninja village because various conflicts between neighboring lands were fought and ninjas were hired as mercenaries. This Shigaraki ware ninja raccoon dog is a figurine that expresses the ninja culture that represents Koka with pottery. Ninja raccoon dogs are available in two colors, yellow and black, and "Kunoichi", which represents a female ninja, is red.

The history of raccoon dogs is 100 years. Furthermore, it is made with 1200 years of traditional Shigaraki ware.

百年歷史的貍與1200年傳統的信樂燒

百年歷史的貍與1200年傳統的信樂燒
百年歷史的貍與1200年傳統的信樂燒
百年歷史的貍與1200年傳統的信樂燒

Shigaraki ware has a history of more than 1200 years and is one of the six old kilns (the six representative kilns that later became a major pottery producing area among the old kilns that have continued since the Kamakura period in Japan). It is one of the few traditional craft that represents Japan. In addition, raccoon dogs have been used for Shigaraki ware as a lucky charm known as a symbol of prosperity in the sense of "exceeding others" and have a history of more than 100 years. The raccoon dog of the traditional craft "Shigaraki ware" that represents Made in Japan product is a very special figurine.

Shigaraki ware, which has a high affinity with famous artists recognized around the world

日本吉祥物「信樂燒 忍者貍」

日本吉祥物「信樂燒 忍者貍」
日本吉祥物「信樂燒 忍者貍」
日本吉祥物「信樂燒 忍者貍」
日本吉祥物「信樂燒 忍者貍」
日本吉祥物「信樂燒 忍者貍」
日本吉祥物「信樂燒 忍者貍」
日本吉祥物「信樂燒 忍者貍」
日本吉祥物「信樂燒 忍者貍」

OKAMOTO Taro, a world-class Japanese artist. In fact, he is also deeply involved with Shigaraki ware. OKAMOTO Taro uses Shigaraki's techniques such as making big things and glazes in his many works.

For example, one of the representative works, "Black Sun" on the back of "Tower of the Sun" is made of Shigaraki tiles. "Shigaraki ware ninja raccoon dog" that express the cuteness and loveliness by adding modern essence to these ancient techniques.

How about a slightly stylish gift that will surprise Japanese lovers and pottery lovers?

Ninja raccoon dog (Yellow)

Product Information

  • Size: Width approx. 22.5 cm x Height approx. 23 cm x Depth 16 cm
  • Material: Pottery
  • Made in Japan
  • Made by Yamasho Pottery Co., Ltd.

Ninja raccoon dog (Black)

Product Information

  • Size: Width approx. 17.5 cm x Height approx. 17.5 cm x Depth 12 cm
  • Material: Pottery
  • Made in Japan
  • Made by Yamasho Pottery Co., Ltd.

Shigaraki ware ninja raccoon dog Kunoichi (Red)

Product Information

  • Size: Width approx. 19.5 cm x Height approx. 17.5 cm x Depth 11.5 cm
  • Material: Pottery
  • Made in Japan
  • Made by Yamasho Pottery Co., Ltd.

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