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    Posted 12 years ago

    elizabeths…
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    Perfect and flawless netsuke. It is signed on the bottom as well~

    I believe this is Chinese~
    Fukurokuju
    China
    Taoist Hermit Sage
    God of Wisdom, Longevity, Verility, Fertility

    Huge elongated head; long white beard, cane with sutra scroll, drinking gourd, crane, deer, stag, tortoise (symbol of longevity); scroll said to contain all the wisdom in the world; said to inhabit same body as Jurojin

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    Comments

    1. August August, 11 years ago
      Stunning piece you've got here. I don't know anything about it historically, but aesthetically, it's got the wow factor.
    2. artislove artislove, 10 years ago
      lovely netsuke you do not often see them like that thanx for sharing with us

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