Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Large original Antique Japanese large low-fire ceramic mask of the Lucky God, Daikoku. His laughing face is round and painted with charming detail to his beards and eye brows. He is wearing his traditional hat that has been hand painted with great detail. One of the Lucky Gods, Diakoku is the God of Good Fortune as well as a god of the kitchen. It is possible that this mask may have hung on the wall in a temple's kitchen. Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 16 1/4" high x 19" wide x 5 1/2" deep.
item #1328618