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An antique Japanese bronze Okimono of Hotei

In the Style of Buddha / Buddhism
Origin Japan
Period 19th Century
Materials Bronze
H. 13.78 in;
H. 35 cm;
Condition Good. In perfect condition
Description This stunning Bronze Okimono of Hotei boasts elaborate mutli-metal decoration and sits on a matching bronze base. One of the seven lucky Gods, Hotei is one of the most-loved characters in Japanese mythology. He is often portrayed as a cheerful, contented Buddhist monk with a large (and normally) exposed belly. This has led him to become affectionately known as "The Laughing Buddha". In this object though, his modesty is protected by an intricately detailed robe.

Kevin Page opened his first gallery in the world-renowned Camden Passage (Islington, London) in 1968 and has since gone on to become one of the leading and most-respected dealers of Chinese and Japanese fine art and antiques in the United Kingdom. We have been supplying Oriental Art and Antiques to private collectors, dealers and museums for half a century.

The items that you see here are just a hand-picked selection from our collection that includes Ceramics, Okimono, lacquer, multi-metal ware, cloisonné-ware, bronze sculptures, wood carvings, furniture, netsuke, silks, wall hangings and much more.
We completely understand that purchasing art and antiques online is a relatively new concept to many people, so our team will be very happy to provide additional information and support along the way. We are members of BADA, LAPADA and CINOA and we are very proud of our reputation as one of the most established, valued and trusted dealers in the United Kingdom.
Styles / Movements Asian, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number INKP13
Incollect Reference Number 347491
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