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Antique Japanese Ivory Okimono
God of Luck / Shichifukujin
Artist Signature: Signed, 19th Century

H 4.25 in.(11cm.), W 2.5in.(6.3cm.), D 1.75 in.(4.5cm.)
Condition: good, crack line

The Happy Buddha is believed to be an reincarnation of Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom. He is lovingly called Hotei, "The Cloth Sack Buddha" in Japan. The Happy Buddha, or Laughing Buddha is probably the most popular of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune. He is worshipped as the God of Happiness, and also looked upon as the Protector of Children. Hotei was thought to be a 10th Century Chinese monk, an eccentric wanderer with a large belly and an empty sack. It's note worthy that his large belly isn't from a result of excessive eating, but rather an indication of his life force, which in Chinese is known as Qi (chi). In addition, his empty sack is actually a treasure bag. Hotei is believed to dispense riches to the poor and needy at will.

Estimated value: $450
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