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This is a Japanese hardwood carving of the folklore figure Hotei, one of the seven gods in Japanese folklore. Hotei represents contentment and happiness and appeared as a large jovial fat man with prayer beads and a cloth sack. This rosewood carved figure has glass eyes, bone teeth, and a rock work base. It is 12" tall and 5 1/2" wide. There is an age check crack to the wood of the head. This carving dates to 1920-30. SC.

ITEM ID
19228
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
STYLE
Folk Art
ORIGIN
Japan • Japanese

Hotei Folklore Figure Japanese Hardwood Carving

$350


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