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Star of Longevity and Child
  • China
  • Star of Longevity and Child, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: China
  • stoneware
  • Object Height/Width: 29.2 x 12.7 cm
    Object Height/Width: 11 1/2 x 5 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1652

Fukurokujui, god of longevity, modeled in dark brown clay with thin glaze, which makes it resemble a carving from a tree root. Accompanied by a crane, stag and child. He is holding a staff.