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Korokoro Deer Hariko Ornament


Wheeled hariko paper ornament depicting the celestial dappled deer of Nara, Japan. Famous for roaming free in the parks of the city, loved by tourists and locals, and cared for by specialist park keepers.

Hariko is the Japanese art of making animal figurines from papier-mâché, a craft dating back to the Mingei folk art period.

Each piece is made, painted by hand, and produced by an organisation near Nara, Japan, which offers jobs and opportunities for persons with disabilities and otherwise facing barriers to employment.

Comes gift boxed.

May contain nuts. Genuinely - in the mix.

Approx 9cm x 11cm.

Gift wrapped in tissue paper

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