NG84007 Japanese Kofuku-no-inori gosho ningyo (a good luck wish palace doll) of a plump male child seated with one leg tucked under and the other bent forward, holding symbols of mythical treasures the chintamani and the treasure cloak, traditionally given amongst the nobility as a wish for obtaining good fortune and treasures, all carved of wood covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features, applied and painted chirimen bib and two black cut velvet insets at the top of the head. Contemporary purple chirimen display cushion. Minor pigment losses and signs of age otherwise fine condition. 3-1/8” High.
Edo Period, Circa 1820.