Object photography

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On View Charles Goddard Weld Hall, level 2

Object description

  • Sako (Japanese)
  • Hotei wearing Okame mask
  • Ivory
  • Japan
  • H: 1 7/8 in (H: 4.8 cm)
  • Gift of E.G. Stillman, 1947
  • E27014

DESCRIPTION

This ivory netsuke depicts Hotei lifint an Okame mask off his face and holding a child on his feet.

Exhibition History

  • Japanese Art Gallery, Peabody Essex Museum; January 06, 2003 through Present