This netsuke shows a fox wearing a dress and a cloak. According to ancient Japanese beliefs, the fox is a magical creature that is able to transform itself into a human figure. Bequeathed by Miss Edith Taylor in 1959
Coven-father BruNot only is Bru a skilled witch, he is also clearly not human. Bru is of the Therion races, or beast-men as they are unflatteringly known by non-witches. Therions are wiser and older than humanity, yet have suffered much at their hands.