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Japanese Hariko "Akabeko" Red Cows (with nodding head)

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Japanese "Akabeko" red cow figures, hand made using the "Hariko" technique. 

In red white and gold, these "nodding head" cows represent the legendary "Akabeko" red bull, which embodies a zealous devotion to Buddha. 

In two sizes - small and standing, or large and sitting.

height: 6cm
width: 5cm
length: 12cm

height: 11.5cm
width: 9cm

Hand made in Japan.

See our full range of both contemporary and vintage Japanese Hariko figures.

In Japanese, "Hariko" means paper craft. It is said that this papier-mache technique came down from China in around the Muromachi period. It spread around Japan and has been used for such as folk toys.