Sumo wrestling | Shikiri (仕切り)
Designer | Yamamoto Masato
Sumo wrestling - Sumo
The sumo wrestling series that makes you smile with adorable paintings is an original ceramic Japan figurine product. Hand-painted by a craftsman, and it is attractive that each one has a different expression. There are a total of four poses, including the sumo wrestler's "four legs" and "separation" plus the humorous "napping" and "yawning", and there are two types of mawashi (loincloth) paintings. The crossed seat is a large size.
Sumo originated as an agricultural ritual dance to pray for a good harvest.
'Toeing the mark'. The preparation period before a bout, during which the wrestlers stare each other down, crouch repeatedly, perform the ritual salt-throwing, and other tactics to try to gain a psychological advantage.
size | 8 × 8.2 × 5.3cm
material | porcelain, kneading
Made in Japan