As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this Edo period (1615-1868) c 1780, Japanese Ivory Netsuke depicting Hotei led on his stomach upon a Uchiwa fan, resting his head upon his hand and bearing his usual cheeky grin, he is wearing tradition Japanese Attire, the Himotoshi formed to the underside of the fan , a great subject being one of the seven lucky Gods of Japan ( lucky God of good fortune ), a very tactile well used item and a great addition to your Netsuke and Japanese works of art collection.
Hotei is one of the seven lucky Gods of japan, he symbolises Good fortune and wealth.
In good well used condition throughout.
Height: 0.7″ 1.8 cm
Width: 1.9″ 5 cm
Depth: 1″ 2.6 cm
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