Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Dealer Takumi Takanashi, Japan: Animals

Takumi Takanashi makes a wide range of 1:12 scale dogs, cats, and wild animals. All of her animals are made of woolen yarn and wire with handmade glass eyes. Her work is exceptional, and she has a reputation for selling out at every show. Email: takumi@minimalxanimal.com.  Web: http://www.minimalxanimal.com

Saluki dog and Abyssinian cat. Both are breeds from ancient times.
Raccoon. One of the most popular wild animals in Japan.
Wild European brown hare with long ears and short tail.
Corgi. A small type of herding dog that originated in the U.K.
A spotted Cheetah. The fastest land animal in the world, it is found only in Africa and a small portion of Iran. 

To see more of Takumi Takanashi's animals, go >here<.

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