NG84006 Japanese Kofuku-no-inori gosho ningyo (a good luck wish palace doll) of a plump male child kneeling with a game board in front of him, traditionally given amongst the nobility as a wish for good fortune in gambling endeavors and competitions, all carved of wood covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features, applied and painted chirimen bib and traces of the applied hair. Gofun restorations and several surface cracks at the legs, right temple, back and base otherwise good condition. 5-5/8” High.
Edo Period, Circa 1820.

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