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Antique Zushi Taoism Chinese Guardians Fu Lu Shou

Antique Zushi Taoism Chinese Guardians Fu Lu Shou

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 1205929

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Taoism guardians known as the embodiment of Good Fortune (Fu), Prosperity (Lu), and Longevity (Shou) finely curved and kept in a Zushi, a miniature shrine decorated with gold leaf and handmade silver work. Circa 19th Century. The guardians are often kept as personal daily worship at household and decoration. Signed Shugetsu. The seal reads Hara. It is attributed to one of prominent doll make artists, first Hara Shugetsu. It is in fine condition.

Hara Shugetsu was born in Sakai in Osaka. He was active as a painter as well as a Netsuke artist during mid Edo period, 18th century..

H 2 3/8" x W 3 5/8" x D 1 5/8" (H6cm x W9cm x D4cm)