NH22028 Large Japanese Kofuku-no-inori Gosho Ningyo, of a male child resting on one knee donning a black lacquered eboshi nobleman’s hat, a good luck wish for rising within the hierarchy, costumed in embroidered bib with auspicious clam shells, carved of wood covered in fine multiple layers of gofun with painted features, including the Mizuhike gift forelock painted on the forehead, temples and back, seated on an orange silk crepe cushion. Wood storage box. Minor surface cracks to gofun, minor staining, otherwise fine condition. 12” High overall.
Edo Period, Circa 1820.