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19c netsuke HOTEI with fan by KYOKUSEI

19c netsuke HOTEI with fan by KYOKUSEI


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1365446
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19th century boxwood netsuke of seated Hotei (one of the 7 Gods of Good Luck and incarnation of Maitreya - the Buddha of the future) with wide smile and a fan in his hand. Excellent carving with wonderfully captured facial expression, multiple inlays in various materials, beautiful wear and patina. Signed KYOKUSEI on inlaid plaque on the bottom - this rare artist is listed in NETSUKE by Neil Davey, p. 488, #1340. Height 1 1/4 inches.