Dmitry Levit Asian Art Dmitry Levit Asian Art

19c netsuke DAIKOKU with BOY & gifts

19c netsuke DAIKOKU with BOY & gifts


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1342702
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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19th century netsuke of Daikoku (god of Wealth, one of the 7 Gods of Good Luck) and a boy standing next to him. The boy is carrying Daikoku’s mallet on his back, while the god is hauling a large branch with various souvenirs and gifts tied to it. Wonderful faces, very well carved, inlaid with brass studs, beautiful wear and patina. Himotoshi (cord openings) are formed by the branch. Height 1 1/4 inches.