Incense Container Depicting Otafuku

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Incense Container Depicting Otafuku

ceramics / Edo

By Ninnami Dōhachi (1783–1855)

Edo period, 19th century

Stoneware with overglaze enamel

高7.0 胴径5.5×4.8

1合

銘文:「仁阿弥」刻銘

This incense container is shaped like Otafuku, an imaginary figure though to bring good fortune. The name Otafuku literally means “much good fortune.”"

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