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Puppy

01.03.2018, Comments Off on Puppy, Items, New Items, Toys, by .
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Soft-vinyl figure in reduced size of one of the greatest of all animal sculptures created in Japanese history: “Puppy”  “Puppy,” a wooden sculpture created by Tankei in the Kamakura era, is an Important Cultural Property of Japan. It is owned by the priest Myo’e of Kosan-ji Temple in Kyoto ( known also for their ancient cultural property, Chōjū-giga “Scrolls of Frolicking Animals” often credited as the first manga in the history of Japan). He is famous for having written a long dream journal 700 years before Freud. Myo’e has mentioned his respect and love for dogs in his many writings, and this charming statue, in an actual size of a dog, was always keep by his side. The writer, Naoya Shiga has written … Learn more