Gold Fox Gods
A pair of gilt wood carved ‘Tamagiku Inari-daimyojin’ (Inari Fox Gods) housed in a miniature shrine together with a paper Gofu (Shinto talisman).
One fox holds a key in the mouth and the other has a ‘hoju’ (precious orb) on its head.
Expected aging and deterioration as seen.
Taisho – Early Showa period, 20th century, Japan.
H.11 cm W.12 cm D.7 cm