Lovely charm Inu Hariko - Japanese fortune dog engimono, white
This adorable little dog netsuke resembles a benevolent dog amulet (inu hariko). Inu hariko - Japanese figurine (lucky charm, talisman), usually made of ceramic. It is believed to bring good luck to the owner and also a traditional symbol of protection. Since Edo period, dogs are guardians of the house and the family.
Size: 3 cm
Material: pottery, porcelain and ceramic (some subject is stainless steel, iron, bamboo, wood, etc.)
Very popular charm in Japan. Absolutely lovely item - it would make a unique gift.
Please note: Details and colors of the images might be slightly different from the actual product. As it is hand made, small imperfections are common in the work in this quality range.