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Terracotta GRYF
On lavky since 2021 | 59 Sales |

Small ceramic boy fisherman with carp is unique handmade tea pet, unusual desk miniature statue.

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Boy height 2.13 in, width 1.50 in. A smiling Chinese boy with a sacred fish in his hands is one of the sweetest sculptures of my creative workshop.

In Chinese and Japanese everyday life the figurines of children, especially boys, have a large and pronounced symbolism. Netsuke Karako (a Chinese little boy) is the wish of a male heir who would occupy a high social position and thus will bring prosperity to the family. Karako is considered a benevolent symbol, bringing happiness, luck and well-being. In addition to this, the joyful boy is depicted with the sacred fish Tai, which on its tail brings happiness.

The baby and the fish are made of red terracotta clay, covered with black glaze. The glaze did not color the figure but only emphasized the lines. The boy’s robe is covered with bright yellow-orange glaze. In front of you is a very beautiful original product.

This figurine will be a beautiful gift with wishes for happiness, harmony, well-being and a speedy replenishment in the family. This is unique lucky tea pet for Gongfu tea, birthday gift.


All our products are copyrighted. They are and will be in a single copy. Each product has meaning and philosophy. But if you want, you can give it your own personal history and name. The products are made of Ukrainian clay but using a small amount of Spanish clay. I use engobe and high-quality glaze to finish the figures. Clay is burned twice at 960 and 1080 degrees Celsius in an electric kiln designed for firing ceramic products. Clay and glazes are led free and food safe.

 


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Reviews

Wonderful creations and fast shipping to the U.S. Highly recommended.
I discovered GRYF through a comment on r/tea, and went on to buy two figurines that resonated with me. Igor is a consummate artist whose work appears old and new, elegant and rustic at the same time. A true scholar's object for my tea table.
My second purchase of handmade figurines by terracotta gryf. It's always wonderful and detailed work. And top quality. Made and packed with care and love.
Igor's pieces are full of character and soul. His Running Rhino is my second tea pet from him, and just like the first, the figurine was shipped very quickly and safely, accompanied by a small rolled painting to match. These tea pets are fine art made by a conscientious man and reliable seller. Thank you, Igor.
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- USA: 1.5 - 2.5 weeks

- Canada: 2-3 weeks

- Europe: 1-2 weeks

- Australia: 2-3 weeks (sometimes longer, depending on Australian customs)

- The rest of the world: 2-3 weeks

Delivery method

We ship all the parcels from Ukraine (from our logistics centers in Kyiv and Chernivtsi) via international services (FedEx, UPS) in two stages. 

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