Bizen Shishi by Kanei Shunzan
A very rare Bizen saikumono ornamental figure of a shishi by one of the greatest Bizen saikumono potters ever, Kanei Shunzan(1902-1982, ‘Spring Mountain’). Kanei studied with another saikumono legend Nishimura Shunko(1885-1953) and the two created works of myths and legends. In perfect condition with a signed box, 21.5cm.tallx24.5×16.5, signed on side. One photo shows Kanei’s page in the large book ‘Masterpieces of Showa Bizen.’ EMS included.