Jodi & Richard Creager


"Heron Dancer"

One of a kind hand sculpted and tinted Quality Polymer Clay, Paper Clay. Approx. 22" tall (including headdress)
. Representing the Annual Tradition of the Gion festival.
The dance of White Herons is believed to have originated in the ninth century as
a feature of Shinto Rituals to rid Kyoto of sickness and misfortune.
Heron headdress
is made from Paper Clay, painted and decorated. The Heron dancer costume is
made from over 300 individually sewn cloth feathers. Sword is hand forged metal,
with hand woven handle in traditional Japanese style.

Private collection

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