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Sculpture (1) - Ivory - Japan - 19th century

Lot reference 28599805

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Good condition, see description - 20×5×7 cm

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Sculpture (More lots)
Technique: Carved
Material: Ivory
Period: 19th century
Region/ Country of origin: Japan
Condition: Good condition, see description
Dimensions: 20×5×7 cm

Fukurokuju, also known as Fukurokujin, is one of the Shichi-fuku-jin in Japanese mythology. He represents life expectancy and wisdom.
Beautifully decorated and painted in red and gold. (Satsuma colours)
Ca. 1850 late Edo period (1603–1867).

Beautiful gold, red and black colours.

Beautiful patina. With mark in cachet rouge.

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Catawiki member since August 25, 2015, received 5 reviews in total (2 in last 12 months)

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    Con me si è comportato correttamente . L'avorio era ben protetto. Ernesto Lanzani
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    ernesto1939 July 12, 2019


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