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Ivory Okimono Representative Hotei Wearing A Bag - Japan 19th

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Ivory Okimono Representative Hotei Wearing A Bag - Japan 19th

Okimono In Ivory Representative Hotei Wearing A Bag Hotei (?? in Japanese), also known as the "laughing Buddha", is a major figure, in the popular tradition, in Asia, and especially in Buddhism, Taoism, and the Shintoism. It generally represents generosity, fortune and abundance. He was originally a Chinese chan monk, born in Fenghuadans Zhejiang under the late Liang dynasty (tenth century). It is considered, according to the Mah?y?na Buddhist School, as an incarnation of Maitreya, future Buddha. He died in 916. Adopted by Taoism, he is accepted into this tradition as a god of contentment and abundance. During [...]

Period : 19th century

Antique dealer : Galerie Buter

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