Japanese Textiles and Folk Art

Japanese Old Daikoku Shichifuku-jin Lucky God

AG806 - $75.00

 

This lovely Daikoku-sama, a guardian god of farmers and wealth, shows an eternal smile on his face. He holds a magical mallet for bringing fortunes and carries a bagful of treasures over his shoulder, while standing over the two large straw rice bags.  The color pigments on the doll are still mostly remained despite of its age.  Enclosed bottom and a bead inside to create a rustic sound.  Ca. late 1800s to early 1900s.

Dimensions are: 3"w   2" d   4.5"h

 

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