JAPAN 1890 MEIJI PERIOD WOOD CARVING OF AN OLD FISHERMAN, EBISU
JAPAN 1890 MEIJI PERIOD WOOD CARVING OF AN OLD FISHERMAN, EBISU
JAPAN 1890 MEIJI PERIOD WOOD CARVING OF AN OLD FISHERMAN, EBISU
JAPAN 1890 MEIJI PERIOD WOOD CARVING OF AN OLD FISHERMAN, EBISU
JAPAN 1890 MEIJI PERIOD WOOD CARVING OF AN OLD FISHERMAN, EBISU
JAPAN 1890 MEIJI PERIOD WOOD CARVING OF AN OLD FISHERMAN, EBISU
JAPAN 1890 MEIJI PERIOD WOOD CARVING OF AN OLD FISHERMAN, EBISU
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JAPAN 1890 MEIJI PERIOD WOOD CARVING OF AN OLD FISHERMAN, EBISU

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AN EXTREMELY WELL DETAILED WOOD CARVING OF EBISU, A FISHERMAN. CREATED IN JAPAN IN THE 1890'S DURING THE MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912). EXCEPTIONALLY HAND CARVED FROM ONE SOLID PIECE OF ROSE WOOD WITH A GORGEOUS FACE EXPRESSION. EXCEPTIONALLY EXECUTED WITH INTRICATE DETAILS IN THE HANDS AND FEET, HE'S CARRYING AS USUAL A ROD AND A FISH.

EBISU (YEBISU), 恵比須, GOD OF FORTUNE, THE OCEAN AND FISHERMAN. IN THE JAPANESE MYTHOLOGY IS ONE OF THE SEVEN GODS OF LUCK, SICHI-FUKU-JIN, THE PATRON OF THE FISHERMAN AND TRADESMEN. HE IS DEPICTED AS A BEARDED, SMILING FISHERMAN WITH FORMAL LONG COURT ROPES, OFTEN CARRYING A ROD IN ONE HAND AND A TAI, SYMBOLIC FISH OF THE GOOD LUCK, IN THE OTHER.  

THIS PIECE HAVE A HEIGHT OF 14.25 Inches AND A BASE MEASURE OF 6.5 Inches. AN IMPECCABLE AND BEAUTIFUL COLLECTOR'S PIECE WITH FEW VERY MINOR IMPERCEPTIBLE REPAIRS

INVENTORY REF: P0000XSEN/.1111


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