Large Japanese Okimono Sculpture of Jurōjin, God of Longevity with
a turtle, also a symbol of long life, and a young boy representing the beginning of life.
Exquisitely carved from one piece of boxwood with a beautiful, rich patina. 15.75 inches, 40 cm. In Japan, Jurōjin is one of the Daoist Seven Gods of Fortune, or Shichifukujin. He is the God of Longevity. Jurōjin originated
from the Chinese Daoist god, the Old Man of the South Pole...
Japanese antique carved ivory figure of a camel with black highlights , a nice caramel color from age unsigned and loss of tail tip.
Size 23/4" high by 3" long
'Shisei-Jirin', Kaei 7 (1868). Either a cultural or academic material, and also an aesthetically decorative object as it is.
approx. D: 15.5 x 10.5 x 6cm (6.10 x 4.13 x 2.36in)
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