UG90016 Japanese Kofuku-no-inori gosho ningyo (a good luck wish palace doll) of a plump kneeling male child holding a minogame, the longevity turtle, over his right shoulder, traditionally given amongst the nobility as a wish for a long life, all carved of wood covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features, applied and painted chirimen bib and hair inserts at the temples. Minor pigment losses and restorations otherwise fine condition. 4-1/4” High.
Edo Period, Circa 1820.

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