Beatiful Legal ivory carving of the The japnese God Jurojin – God of Longevity from the Meji period. He is generally depicted in sculptures as an old man with a long white beard, holding a staff that has a scroll or a book attached. The scroll or book is considered to be a record of the life spans of living beings. Jurojin is a member of Japan’s Seen lucky Gods
Jurojin finely carved to depict a bearded elder holding staff with small pot at his side, with inked and dyed elements, The artist digned on this amazing sculpture – mark within red rectangle to underside, measures 7.25″ H. Private collection
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