A whimsical Japanese Hirado ware porcelain fu dog holding a reticulated xi qui ball under its paw. The precious face of the dog is hand detailed with shapely nose, fangs, whiskers, and tiny carved eyes. The dog has cobalt blue enamel swirl accents to its fur.
Meiji Period (1868 – 1912)
Dimensions: 5″ x 2 1/2″ x 3 1/4″ H