Japanese Shishi Lion Mask Vtg Foo Dog Head Doll Dance Fabric Handmade BD363
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Vtg Japanese Doll Shishi Mai
Details: This is a vintage Japanese Shishimai doll from Japan. This Shishimai doll is made of different kinds of fabric, stuffed with cotton. The tail part has weights inside it. Shishimai is used in Lion Dance performances during the New Years Festival or Oshogatsu, a culturally significant time in the Japanese calendar year. Shishimai dance was introduced in Japan during the 7th or 8th century during Japan’s frequent missions to China’s Tang Court. These dances are meant to ward off evil spirits, pray for peace, wish for bountiful harvests and good health. Pick up this wonderful doll today to help you introduce your kids or friends to the Japanese culture or simply to have a little piece of Japan in your home or office.
Material: Fabric, etc.
Condition: Fair condition. Please see pictures carefully. Wear and tear due to the age. Please bid with confidence.
Dimensions: Please see the pictures.
Shipping: Items will be shipped out Japan Post Airmail with no tracking. Tracking, SAL, and EMS are available. You can select the shipping method at checkout. Tracking is by request and costs $5. Please inquire about combined shipping.
About Us: We are Dan and Maiko. In my past 17 years living in Japan, we have gained a vast knowledge of Japanese antiques and vintage items and we are happy to bring you many beautiful items from Japan. If you have any questions please contact us.