Two Vintage Creative Kokeshi | 'Seven Lucky Gods - Shiji Fuku Jin'
Two Vintage Creative Kokeshi | 'Seven Lucky Gods - Shiji Fuku Jin'
Two Vintage Creative Kokeshi | 'Seven Lucky Gods - Shiji Fuku Jin'
Two Vintage Creative Kokeshi | 'Seven Lucky Gods - Shiji Fuku Jin'
Two Vintage Creative Kokeshi | 'Seven Lucky Gods - Shiji Fuku Jin'
Two Vintage Creative Kokeshi | 'Seven Lucky Gods - Shiji Fuku Jin'

Two Vintage Creative Kokeshi | 'Seven Lucky Gods - Shiji Fuku Jin'

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These Two Vintage Sosaku Kokeshi represent two of the 'seven lucky gods' or 'gods of good fortune'. They are mythological japanese deities which originated in the 17th century. 

On the left we have hotei, the god of abundance, contentment and happiness. He is depicted as a cheerful buddhist monk with protruding belly. He is pictured holding a sack loaded with fortunes. He is also known as the 'laughing buddha'. 

On the right we have Daikokuten, the god of commerce and prosperity. He holds a big bag of money and a magical mallet. 

 Height: 11,5 cm and 12 cm
 Diameter foot: 8,3 cm and 7,7 cm
 Weight: 420 g. and 417 g.
 Style: Creative - Sosaku
 Signed by the artisan: The right one is signed.

 

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