Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Asian art

View More:


Title

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


Artist

Unknown

Japan


About

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.


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

20th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7159.53


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

36


Place

Where the work was made
Japan