An image of Figure of Daikokuten (The God of Plenty) (okimono)

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Figure of Daikokuten (The God of Plenty) (okimono)

Location
Not on display
Further information

This figure of Daikokuten, the God of Plenty, is depicted standing on bales of rice holding a magic mallet and carrying a sack of treasure.

Place of origin
Japan
Year
20th century
Media
Sculpture
Medium
carved ivory
Dimensions
17.5 x 9.8 x 9.0 cm
Signature & date

Signed base, in Japanese, ink [incised] "Sei [in a form of square seal]". Not dated.

Credit
Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941
Accession number
7159.53