Good Japanese porcelain sake pot in the form of Hotei the Happy God of Plenty and his treasure bag. Hotei is seen with head up laughing and his full bag of treasure over his shoulder. Hotei's fan doubles as the sake pots lid.
Late 19th c. Meiji Period. with Original box.
Dimensions: 5.5" high x 6.5" wide x 4" deep
4 in (W) x 6.5 in (L) x 5.5 in (H)
Honeychurch Antiques in Mount Vernon carries an eclectic blend of Asian art from as early as the fifth millennium BC up to the early half of the 20th century. Furniture includes 18th -19th century Chinese and Japanese furniture, paintings, screens, and prints, as well as porcelains and pottery including Han Dynasty (3rd century B.C.) burial figures from China, and 14th-century Vietnamese porcelains discovered in an early shipwreck. Items range from exceedingly rare objects worthy of any museum's collections to the wonderfully decorative antique perfect for home decor. The gallery has earned an international reputation for integrity in business, in addition to well-chosen and thoroughly researched art.