Ebisu

Wood with traces of paint | 84.8 x 62.2 x 44.5cm | 17th-18th century

Unknown Artist

Ebisu, the god of daily food, is one of the seven gods of good fortune, popularly revered together as a group. The figure holds a large fish, a sea bream, in one arm and a fishing pole in the other. The Japanese word for sea bream (tai) is a homonym ...
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