Netsuke in form of God of wisdon and long life Fukurokuju

Made:
1701-1900 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

Ivory netsuke, in the form of Fukurokuju, god of wisdom and long life, holding a scroll and a leaf, Japanese, 1701-1900

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Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A36542
Materials:
incomplete, ivory
type:
netsuke, costume (personal accessories), ethnography (general), religion (buddhism), religion (taoism), buddhism, deities, taoism, costume (personal accessories), ethnography (general), leaves, netsuke, scroll
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Towers Ellis
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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