Antique Edo Carved Fukurokuju Lacquer Wood Netsuke Kurawa Tonkotsu Ashtray Sagemono 福禄寿
Japanese Carved Lacquered Wood Sagemono
Lucky God Netsuke Bronze Lid Maple Leaf Kurawa
Ashtray Netsuke: H 1.3 in. (3.3cm), W 0.5 in. (1.25cm) D. 0.5 in. (1.25cm)
Tonkotsu: H 1.25 in. (3cm), W 2.25 in. (5.7cm) D. 2.25 in. (5.7cm)
Condition: Tonkotsu minor imperfection netsuke very good!
An intriguing hand carved lacquer netsuke in the form of a small Fukurokuju, the God of Good Fortune; Happiness, wealth and longevity are the boons of this ancient deity, who bestows his gifts to all. Accompanying this carved miniature netsuke is a lustrous lacquered wood Kurawa (ashtray). The circular vase-shaped tobacco jar has a small bronze lid decorated with maple leaves. Overall in fine condition, the sagemono set conveys an intrinsic beauty long celebrated in the Japanese aesthetics.