Many Japanese immediately associate Shigaraki with tanuki (Japanese raccoon dog). These Shigaraki tanuki fashioned in the style of small monks selling sake are famous around the nation. In the 1920s the First Rian (Tetsuzo Fujiwara, 1876-1963) and others started to specialize in making tanuki.


  • Title: Shigaraki tanuki
  • Date Created: 1955年頃
  • Physical Dimensions: H 83.7 cm, W 35.3 cm, L 29.6 cm

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