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Japanese Big Hand-Carved Garden Stone Ebisu Fish God of Business Prosperity

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Japan, a substantial early 20th century hand-carved stone image of Ebisu one of Japan's seven lucky gods signifying business prosperity and patron of fishermen, circa 1912. His left hand long ago brandished a fishing pole and right shoulder supports a fish catch. He boasts an important family crest -Mon- engraved on his chest. This large-scale antique image was clearly hand-carved in mingei folk art style for a special garden. It is the first we have seen both in this stunning large size and in this style. It would make eye appealing decor in your home or garden and a great conversational work of art. Its presence may even bring you greater prosperity as well! Hand-carved. One-of-a-kind Only one. Dimensions: 20 inches high and 26 inches wide History: Ebisu is the god of prosperity and wealth in business, and of abundance in crops, cereals and food in general; the patron of fishermen and therefore is represented with fishermen's costumes such as a typical hat, a fishing rod and a fish.  

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1912
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 20 in. x W 26 in. x D 17 in.H 50.8 cm x W 66.04 cm x D 43.18 cm
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    LU1289211084161
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