Ivory Carved and Lacquered Okimono of Hotei, Signed Shoko, Circa 1900
The laughing deity draped in loose robes falling to his sides and exposing his rounded paunch while carrying a large rucksack across his shoulder, the figure holding a ruyi-sceptre
height 4.3" — 11 cm.
base with lacquer inlay seal of Shoko
small loss to upper part of pouch