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布袋 Hotei with two children
  • Japan
  • 布袋 Hotei with two children, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • stoneware
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 22.2 x 14 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1651
Label Text

Figurine of Hotei, god of good nature, standing on a platform, his bag suspended from his neck with two children crawling up bag. White clay of fine texture glazed with creamy glaze with fine crackle with dark touches on the children.