Shisa is a traditional Ryukyuan decoration, often in pairs. When in pairs, the left shisa traditionally has a closed mouth, the right one an open mouth. Uses red clay. After die-cutting, a line carving is added to create a rough texture.
Country/Region of Manufacture: Japan
Modified Item: No
Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
Provenance: Ownership History Available
Size / Height: 230mm / 9.05inch
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