A 'Tanuki' is a Japanese raccoon dog.

This example dates from the 'golden age' of the Harido Kilns. Such early Hirado ware is known for its fine quality and craftsmanship, and moulded animals like this were a particular speciality.

Museum of East Asian Art

12 Bennett Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2QJ
01225 464640

Opening times

Tuesday – Friday 11:00 – 17:00

Saturday 10:00 – 17:00

Last admission at 16:30

Closed on Sundays and Mondays, Bank Holiday Mondays and Christmas to New Year (check website for detail)

Exhibitions at Museum of East Asian Art

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