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Title

Hotei

Artist

Yasuaki

Date

early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G239
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Sculpture-Netsuke (Do Not Use) | Ivory with metal inlays
Size: 1 1/8 x 1 5/16 x 1in. (2.9 x 3.3 x 2.5cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 20th century, Meiji period
Inscriptions: Signature; Tag on bottom lender's tag, through holes on bottom
Physical Description: pot-bellied bald man with enlarged earlobes and scruffy beard; wearing green robe with inlaid pattern, open at the front; man sits cross-legged
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Walter Lane Barksdale
Accession Number: 98.105.56
Artist: Yasuaki, Japanese, active early 20th century
Role: Maker
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, active early 20th century
Added to Site: February 28, 2009