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19th Century, Large Japanese Okimono Netsuke:  Fukurokuju with Karakos

19th Century, Large Japanese Okimono Netsuke: Fukurokuju with Karakos


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1338387

Please refer to our stock # 186 when inquiring.
 $1,150.00 
This is a finely carved Large Early 19th century Japanese Netsuke depicting Fukurokuju, one of the Seven Gods of Fortune, the God of Wealth and Longevity, holding a staff on his left hand. He has two Karakos by his side. One of them, is holding tightly to his right leg. Excellent detail and expression. Large uneven himotoshi, common of netsuke carved during the Edo period of Japan. Netsuke measures 1.46 inches (3.7cm) wide, and 3.32 inches (8.4cm) tall. Netsuke is in excellent condition, as may be seen in the posted photos.