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    Posted 5 months ago

    kwqd
    (826 items)

    This cast iron dog okimono by Iwachu Foundries of Iwate, Japan is 3" high x 2" long x 1" wide and weighs 14 ounces. It is disconcertingly heavy for its modest size. This dog (Labrador Retriever?) typically has a black finish. This is the first one that I have seen in brown. Iwachu makes several dog and cat okimono. This is my first dog and second Iwachu okimono.

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    Comments

    1. kwqd kwqd, 5 months ago
      Thanks for your comment Pacem!

      Thanks for loving my Iwachu dawg aura, jscott0363, FreshAir, Pacem and ho2cultcha!
    2. dav2no1 dav2no1, 5 months ago
      Nice doggy...
    3. Newfld Newfld, 5 months ago
      He's a beauty
    4. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 5 months ago
      Very nice- a really dignified pose and such a nice compact, chunky little doggy shape to him too! :) I'm going to go with Labrador retriever too...he's sitting by waiting for his owner and a walkies :D
    5. kwqd kwqd, 5 months ago
      Thanks dav2no1!

      Thanks, Jenni! Iwachu did a nice job on these.

      Thanks LaurenRedmond! Iwachu is really good at injecting personality into their okimono.

      Thanks for loving the dawg LaurenRedmond, Vynil33rpm, Thomas, Jenni, Karen, dav2no1 and fortapache!
    6. kwqd kwqd, 5 months ago
      Thanks SEAN68, blunderbuss2 and Ben!
    7. kwqd kwqd, 5 months ago
      Thanks Alfie21!
    8. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 5 months ago
      Lab it is!
      I had a miniature lab, his name was “Black Hound”.
      Wonderful dog!
    9. kwqd kwqd, 5 months ago
      Thanks for your comment, Eileen! I've never had a dog in my adult life but I always carry dog biscuits with me when I bicycle and hike and have had a list of several dogs I fed along my route. Currently, they are all deceased, but there have been a dozen or so.
    10. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 4 months ago
      Awwwwwwww! Love it!!!!
    11. kwqd kwqd, 2 months ago
      Thanks vintagelamp!
    12. kwqd kwqd, 2 months ago
      Thank you ho2cultcha!

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